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PHP, MySQL and images

By William Samplonius
on July 30, 2000

Joe’s used auto sales, an average sized car yard of around 150 cars has decided to make
the big leap into the new millennium. First of all they had to get themselves a nice new
computer, with that new computer came the “Internet”. After a few weeks of searching the
internet they decided to go all out, now they wanted a web site of their own. And it
just so happens that Joe’s good friend knows a little HTML, three days later
Joe’s used auto sales was online and ready for business.
It wasn’t long before they realized they were not going to get very far with that site.
They needed something where they could add, modify and delete listings in a database.
Well, to make a long story short they ended up contacting me. And of course I said I
could do it. So, that day I had to find out what type of database to use. After asking a
few questions I decided to create a database using PHP
and MySQL
I didn’t know how to create an actual MySQL database, so I contacted support at my
hosting company, next thing I know I had a database called “joesauto” and a few basic
Telnet and MySQL commands.
Now I needed to open up telnet for the first time and enter my login name and password.
Before I could go any further I had to learn a little about