Assignment #4 - MySQL, PHP, and Joomla (a php/mysql application)
Due Date: July 25
Value: 10 points total
Post to the assignment moodle forum containing the URLs for the first half of the assignment.
Post a message to the moodle containing the written part of the assignment (part 2).
Part 1 (7 pts)
setup/configure mysql, php, and apache (see schedule)
open port for mysql access
configure passwords for all mysql accounts
place the following phptest.html in your root html directory.
echo "php test<hr>";
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.
Install and getting working Joomla Content Management Application (Installation Manual (PDF), the Quick Start Guide (PDF start on page 8))
NOTE: The documentation states you should install XAMPP. You already have all the necessary elements installed.
NOTE: When you do the install, just install with a missing configuration.php file and create it from the information provided at the end of the process. Be sure to keep the EOL in Unix.
Install the above TAR file into /var/www/html/joomla on your system. As the documentation says you can then begin the install process using that sub-dir.
Each group will select a topic as the motif for content creation in joomla. Groups should post the topic to the discussion system before the assignment is due.
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.