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Issue 2.4


Talking to remote databases

Issue: 2.4 (March/April 2004)
Author: Didier Barbas
Author Bio: Didier has been a dilettante programmer and linguist for more than 20 years. Unusual for a Frenchman, he speaks 11 languages, including Korean and PowerPC machine language.
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With blog-mania in full swing these days, there are many blog owners who have their domain set up on a Unix-like server (Apache, PHP, MySQL on RedHat, etc. -- does this sound familiar?) that doesn't allow remote connections to the MySQL server: all accesses have to be done locally, via PHP, Perl, or Python scripts to name a few. But what if we'd like to write our own blog system, complete with posting and archiving software (in RB, of course)? The short answer would be, "Geez, I'm stuck!" A longer answer is: Well, there is a way, but we will need more than just RB. Here's how.

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