All publicly available PC labs on campus can be used by you for your course
work. You will be provided with space and database access on the department
hopper for use in your projects.
MySQL is an SQL compatible database server. The department has a MySQL server on hopper, which you will be using in your project. You will be given logins and database schemas on this server.
HeidiSQL is a
useful and reliable tool designed for web developers using the popular
MySQL server, Microsoft SQL databases and PostgreSQL. It enables you
to browse and edit data, create and edit tables, views, procedures,
triggers and scheduled events. Also, you can export structure and data
either to SQL file, clipboard or to other servers. HeidiSQL is
available in the public computer labs and can be downloaded for home use
as well. (Requires Windows or a Windows emulator.)
Tutorials on these products will be held as necessary throughout the course.