Account Script

07-14-2002, 02:34 PM
I am wanting to write an account script allowing for the creation of new accounts on my website (its for a game) and I want it to be written in either PHP(w/mysql), vbscript(dunno if possible) or perl asp (because I dont have regular ASP available to me on there). Which one should I try and learn and use to make it. My friend has written one with ASP but he doesnt know perl asp. I can get one in CGI but I dont wanna do that. So that leaves perl asp, php w/ mysql or vbscript. What should I go for and how hard would it be?

Derek Stone
07-14-2002, 03:43 PM
VBScript is out. Without ASP there's nothing there to execute it server-side.

With that said you're left with PHP or Perl ASP, and I'd stick with the first option, PHP. Why? Its more widely used and there is more support for it.


07-15-2002, 08:19 PM
I see what you mean. Since I posted asking I havent been able to find ANY help on perl ASP. I guess I will just learn PHP and MySQL to create the account database. I read a little of a tutorial on MySQL and PHP and it said theres a program to view your MySQL database or something. Have you heard anything about this?

07-15-2002, 08:24 PM
There are administrative front-end programs for mySQL out there,
but you will have to search for them. I had a link at one time, but
I can't find it now.

07-16-2002, 03:59 AM
phpMyAdmin is a fairly standard one.

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