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Tutorial Details: Web Database Development

Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2004, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: Room 405 Walter
Instructor(s): Wen Dong, MSI

Building a web interface for your database will expand the use of the database. A web-based database is more convenient for viewing and sharing data, especially in the field of bioinformatics. This tutorial will introduce how to build a web database using CGI/PERL and PHP in the Unix environment. It will cover the dynamic web page development using CGI or PHP, as well as how to connect databases such as Oracle and mySQL using DBI. SQL will also be introduced in the tutorial.

Prerequisites: Basic PERL programming skills. SQL and HTML knowledge is preferred.