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Moving from ASP to PHP

Thread began 11/16/2009 7:27 am by Nathon Jones Web Design | Last modified 11/17/2009 7:57 am by Nathon Jones Web Design | 1852 views | 7 replies

Nathon Jones Web Design

Moving from ASP to PHP


I've used WebAssist extensions for quite a number of years and was disappointed when they announced that they would be dropping support for ASP and would no longer be developing extensions for ASP.

So...seeing as WebAssist have forced me into a "move to PHP or go away" situation I wondered if I could use this forum to help me move to PHP?

My first question, and bear with me as I am a complete PHP novice, is:

Previously, I used a browser to open ASP pages, locally (dynamicpage.asp), which were linked to a database. I've tried creating a PHP page, with a database connection, but when I try to preview this page in the browser (dynamicpage.php), it just reopens the page in Dreamweaver.

It appears that I can't open a PHP page that has a database connection, locally, in my browser.

How do I achieve this?


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