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Installing MySQL

Installing MySQL: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)
Installing MySQL: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)

PHP functions work best when attached to database software. MySQL is an open-source database software that integrates easily with PHP, making it the software of choice for many web developers. Installing MySQL is fairly straightforward when you follow the steps provided in this online video, though there are some parts of the process that may not be intuitive without tutorials or experience working with MySQL.

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Skill Level Beginner
14h 32m
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Q: This course was revised on 6/4/2013. What changed?

A: The old version of this course was 6 years old and it was time for a complete revision, using PHP 5.4. (The tutorials will work with any version of PHP and covers any differences you might encounter). The author has also added updated installation instructions for Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8. The topics and end project are the same, but the code is slightly different. It also addresses frequently asked questions from the previous version.

Q: This course was updated on 5/20/2015. What changed?

A: We added one movie called "Changing the document root in Yosemite," which helps the Mac installation run more smoothly.

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