>I just want to check if I'm thinking right:
> To make the database I use MySQL (if I get it to work).
And then I store
> database on a server (Can I use my homecomputer for this
- until the game
Yes, you are thinking right.
You can use your local computer running mySQL. Version 5
should work after
default installation - use localhost or 127.0.0.1 as your
serverhost, and no
username/password when connecting with MySQL Administrator.
> Communication between the database and the game is done
> Communication between the homepage and the database is
done with PHP?
(I normally use asp locally for testing, running on MS IIS
connecting from lingo with postNetText - it works fine.)
I think you have to run some server service to use PHP
With the services that most ISP have, it can be a good
alternative to use a
hosted mySQL/PHP, and test it directly on that. You don't
have to mess with
the serversetup, and you normally get a administration area
for mySQL - the
basics are allready taken care of (including easy build of