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1answer
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how do design the database tables for file download statistics

I have the web application where i am serving file downloads in php. All is working fine and i have the download column in file field where i increment it. But i want to have full statictics of ...
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2answers
120 views

Language design suggestion on database query [closed]

I am designing a new programming language. I am designing a syntax to implement queries. Currently this is how it works. The database is accessible through entity object. on this sample I have ...
4
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7answers
961 views

How to develop complex applications

I want to know the approach in developing big complex application regardless of which programming language to use. I want to know how developers make such big applications such as internet banking, ...
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10answers
880 views

How could RDBMSes be considered a fad?

Completing my Computing A-level in 2003 and getting a degree in Computing in 2007, and learning my trade in a company with a lot of SQL usage, I was brought up on the idea of Relational Databases ...
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6answers
702 views

Programming language for simple program?

I am wondering about which programming languages people see fit to create a program idea that I had. I am looking to create a fairly simple program whose main functions are adding to, managing, and ...
5
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2answers
472 views

How can a Java programmer make the most of a new project in C or C++?

As a Java programmer, I'm looking to learn either C or C++ by writing a database manager. Obviously, Java shares many idioms with C and C++, but yet both bring vastly different program design ...
5
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8answers
701 views

Fewer SQL Developers needed? [closed]

According to Tiobe, http://www.tiobe.com/index.php/content/paperinfo/tpci/index.html (not exactly reliable but still) and just noticing around here. I see less talk about SQL in general? Has there ...
4
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3answers
401 views

Does the programming language or database you use have any effect on the selling of your site?

I was just wondering if the programming language or database you use has any effect on selling your site to another company? I mean is it easier to sell PHP site than other language? How about ...
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6answers
5k views

Database GUI Programming - .Net vs MS Access [closed]

MS Access gets pooped on a lot because A) many newbies use it B) people use it as a database backend which is not a good idea. I'd like to see some reasonable discussion on why you might choose ...
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17answers
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Why aren't databases integrated as a language feature?

Are there any programming languages that have a built-in database as a first-class language feature rather than connecting to an external SQL (or other) database? What would be the drawbacks and ...