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Old April 6th, 2006, 02:20 AM
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Default mysql help

ust started learning php mysql dont know if i am doing this right

trying to create a database with 4 columns

this is what i have so far

mysql databser
<? php

$new_db = "testDB2";

$connection = mysql_connect("localhost", "craig", "1978");
if (!$connection)
die("Could not connect to the server");

$result = mysql_create_db($new_db, $connection);

if ($result)
$msg = "Congrats! Your database has been created!";
die("Could not create a new database");


<p><?php echo $msg; ?></p>

mysql>creat database testDB2;

mysql>use testDB2;

mysql>create table table_name (

column_1_name column_1_type column_1_details,
column_2_name column_2_type column_2_details,
column_3_name column_3_type column_3_details,
column_4_name column_4_type column_4_details,

mysql>create table dbmyrestaurant (

Itemid int not null auto_increment primary key,


can any one help me please

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Old April 6th, 2006, 04:31 AM
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if this is the same script you are running & pasted here...
then there are two errors
1) after body tag, the php tag is written properly
<? php
It should be

Another thing,
In mysql create table statement you have given comma , and no other column you are providing after it. Remove comma it will work.


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