Category Archives Data and Databases

I recently came across a website that has a bunch of free database tools. These are PHP scripts. I haven't tried any of these tools so I can't really vouch for them. The website is http://scripts.ringsworld.com/database-tools/. If you have used any of the tools listed on this page, please leave a comment and let us know. Happy coding!

Sometimes when working with large excel spreadsheets, you run into the problem of duplicates, and it helps to be able to find them and delete them without having to manually go through the spreadsheet. If you have two or more columns of data, and you need to find and delete the duplicates, this is one way to do it. Say…

In my last few posts I explained in a four-part tutorial how to convert a csv file to a sql file. I am going to summarize the steps in this post so that you have them all in one reference post. The tools that I prefer for this process are PHPMyAdmin and HeidiSQL, and of course your csv file. The…

This is the last part in a series of tutorials on how to create a sql file from a csv file. First, we determined what was needed for the process, then we created the MySQL database and tables, and finally we imported the csv file into the MySQL database. In this last step, we are going to generate a sql…

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