Happy Birthday phpMyAdmin (This Week) + Free Ebook

Friday, 13 September 2013
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Introduction to phpMyAdmin

phpMyAdmin is a free and open source tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL with the use of a web browser. It can perform various tasks such as creating, modifying or deleting databases, tables, fields or rows; executing SQL statements; or managing users and permissions.

Tobias Ratschiller, then an IT consultant and later founder of the software company Maguma, started to work on a PHP-based web front-end to MySQL in 1998, inspired by MySQL-Webadmin. He gave up the project (and phpAdsNew, of which he was also the original author) in 2000 because of lack of time.

By that time, phpMyAdmin had already become one of the most popular PHP applications and MySQL administration tools, with a large community of users and contributors. In order to coordinate the growing number of patches, a group of three developers registered The phpMyAdmin Project at SourceForge and took over the development in 2001. SourceForge hosts the software download.

Before version 4, which uses Ajax extensively to enhance usability, the software used HTML frames. Read more →

phpMyAdmin this week has turned 15 years of old!

The phpMyAdmin team has announced completion of 15 years of the project – the first version of which was released back on September 09, 1998 by Tobias Ratschiller.

Announcing the fifteen years of celebration the phpMyAdmin team revealed that the project is witnessing over 200,000 direct downloads per month and many more are using the pre-packaged version available with many distros for their MySQL and MySQL like database administration needs.

According to some of the statistics revealed by the team as a part of the 15 years of celebration, phpMyAdmin has grown from a codebase of just 13,496 lines to a whopping 508,761 lines with an effort of over 135 person years and at an estimated cost of over $7.4 million USD (based on the COCOMO model). Currently there are over 669 active contributors to the project and has been translated into 72 languages.

From a one person team the project has grown to a nine member team which is entrusted with different tasks such as releases, bug fixing, security, support and documentation among others. Marc Delisle is the current release coordinator; Michal Čihař currently looks after the project web site, demo server, wiki and other useful services; Dieter Adriaenssens is the security coordinator while Madhura Jayaratne is the bug fixing coordinator.

According to some other statistics a total of 203,238 commits have been made with the first commit dated May 03, 2001 while the most recent being just eight days back. You can find more statistics here.

via paritynews

Ebook: Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.4 for Effective MySQL Management

In this post i want to share ebook in pdf format which is about phpMyAdmin. I hope you will find this useful.


This is a step-by-step instructional guide to get you started easily with phpMyAdmin and teach you to manage and perform database functions on your database. You will first be introduced to the interface and then build basic tables and perform both simple and advanced functions on the created database. The book progresses gradually and you will follow it best by reading it sequentially. If you are a developer, system administrator, or web designer who wants to manage MySQL databases and tables efficiently, then this book is for you. This book assumes that you are already wellacquainted with MySQL basics. This book is a must-read for every serious phpMyAdmin user who would like to use this outstanding application to its full power.

Pack size: 8.41 MB

Click HERE to download!

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