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Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickpro Guide by Lucinda Dykes

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Chapter 4. Setting Up Your Database Environment

Databases play an integral role in providing dynamic content for your Web application. Whether that content is images for an online art gallery or articles for an online magazine, you can add a database connection to your Web page and serve current content from the database whenever the page is requested in a Web browser.

Now that you have a Web server, an application server, and a Dreamweaver site set up, and you’ve configured your Dreamweaver coding environment just the way you like it, it’s time to set up your database environment so that you can connect to a database to provide real-time content for your Web pages.

This chapter introduces you to fundamental database concepts and then explores ...

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