Database-driven Web Sites

Database-driven Web Sites

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This work suggests that database driven Web sites are the future of the Internet. By installing on-line databases, Web pages become more than just advertisments and information vessels. With on-line databases, Web sites can be transformed into virtual storefronts, larger amounts of changing information can be shared, and e-commerce becomes simplified. On-line databses provide a management nexus of scheduling, message, inventory and other information crucial for any organization. This book is for intermediate to advanced Web site developers intrigued by the opportunities behind on-line databases and interested in installing one onto their Website. With this book, the reader learns how to plan, implement and maintain a database driven Web site where business can be conducted and information easily shared.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 491 pages
  • 188 x 228.6 x 33mm | 884.52g
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 0122513363
  • 9780122513367

Table of contents

Introduction. What is a Database? What is the Web? How Databases Work on the Web. Creating a Database-Driven Web Site. Internet Service Provider/Database Service Provider. Application Servers. The Database. FTP and How to Do It. HTML Editors and What They Do. CGI Scripts and Perl. Database Concepts-SQL at Rest. Database Concepts-SQL in Use. Normalization in Very Simple and Practical Terms. Programming with Databases. Transaction Processing. Dealing with Backup and Recovery. Handling Database Security. Copyright, Pornography, and Treason. Designing a Web Site with a Database. HTML for Database Designers-the Basics. HTML for Database Applications-Forms and CGI. Java for Database Applications. Setting It Up. Testing-Content, Functionality, and Design. Secure Servers. E-Commerce and How to Do It. Designing for Wholesale Use. Posting an Informational (Read-Only) Database. Hosting an Interactive Message Board with a Database. Using Forms, CGI Scripts, and E-Mail to Process Orders. Creating a Shopping Cart. Letting People Do Their Own Scheduling and Reservations with a Database. Using a Database to Manage a Web Site. Reinventing Your Organization with Database Hosting.
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About Jesse Feiler

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