Data Management & Storage/database design and coding for Front-End Web Developer
How can I get started with designing and building a database for my website?
PS: you can redirect me to a good website or book that discusses the same issue. I know programming so don't mind technical language.
The key to designing a good database is understanding the concept of normalization. So you start off with determining what data you need to capture. You then organize that data into normalized tables. There are many good sites that can explain normalization.
What you use as the back end for the data is up to you. You can use SQL Server, Oracle, MY SQL or even flat files if the data structures can handle that. The next piece is programming the interface between the data and the user. I've been told DreamWeaver is a great tool for that.
Hope this helps,
Microsoft Access MVP 2007
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