chris webster wrote:
Your DB project:
Final words of advice:
Pick a database, download and install it and start coding your own web/DB application. You'll learn much more that way than reading endless rambling diatribes from superannuated Oracle developers on JavaRanch!
Andy Jack wrote: I chose SQL server, but not because of technical reasons. But, only because I found better books (sql joes 2 pros - its like a head first) for SQL Server, but not for Oracle and MySQL. That for me is a HUGE <fireworks!!!> factor. Learning becomes meaningful and easy with books like these. Don't know if it will go well with PHP because all I hear is PHP, MySQL and never PHP <AnotherDB>. Can I swap PHP with Python ?
Andy Jack wrote:But, only because I found better books (sql joes 2 pros - its like a head first) for SQL Server, but not for Oracle and MySQL. That for me is a HUGE <fireworks!!!> factor. Learning becomes meaningful and easy with books like these.