© Adrian W. West and Steve Prettyman 2018
Adrian W. West and Steve PrettymanPractical PHP 7, MySQL 8, and MariaDB Website Databaseshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3843-1_1

1. Create and Test a Database and Table

Adrian W. West1  and Steve Prettyman2
Colyton, Devon, UK
Key West, Florida, USA

This chapter introduces the concept of a database and a practical way of testing it. Using the examples, you will create a MariaDB or MySQL database and a table. As you work through the examples, you will become familiar with the database administration interface.

After completing this chapter, the student will be able to
  • Define and design a database and table

  • Install and use a WAMP package

  • Use phpMyAdmin to create a database and table

  • Secure phpMyAdmin and ...

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