Appendix I. Useful Third-Party Tools

This appendix gives you a brief, illustrative overview of the types of third-party tools available to help you use MySQL more easily and effectively. A more comprehensive, frequently updated list of software is available at the MySQL Web site. My goal here is simply to make you aware of some of the types of tools available and to encourage you to take a look at some of them for yourself. See http://www.mysql.com/Contrib/ for more information. You'll find many different packages that can help you. These come in several categories:

  • Language APIs and programming tools. MySQL is well-representedby programming interfaces. In addition to the Perl and PHP interfaces that were discussed in Chapters 7, "The Perl DBI ...

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