CECS 5450

Internet Services

Spring 2006


Assignment #4 - MySQL and PHP

Due Date: March 30, 2006

Value: 10 points total


  1. Send the instructor an e-mail telling when you have completed the first part. 1) Send information on the password and account to be used to access your mysql database and 2) provide URL for php test to gjones@unt.edu.
  2. Post an e-mail to the class list containing the written part of the assignment (part 2). Use the following subject line: Your Name - Assignment 4

Part 1 (7 pts)

  • install mysql (details)
  • open port for mysql access
  • configure passwords for all mysql accounts
  • install php (details)
  • place the following phptest.html in your root html directory.
              <?php phpinfo(); ?>
  • if working correctly, you will should get something that looks like this. MySQL must be in the output to show that php has been enabled for mysql.

Part 2 (3 pts)

  • Locate and read, from any professional journal, two articles relevant to the area of Database driven web approach and/or systems. Write a two paragraph review for each article. The 1st paragraph should describe the contents of the article. The 2nd paragraph should be your reaction to the article. Do not forget to include the reference cite. Use APA format.

  • Reply to at least two postings in a meaningful manner. Be sure to include your name in the subject line like: Re: There Name - Assignment #4 - Your Name