Ichalkaranji Workshop Day three - July 9th 2008

I and Gaurav Pant from PLUG (Pune Gnu/Linux Users Group) were the faculty for Day 3 @ IchalkaranjiWorkshop. Ichalkaranji Workshop was organized at D.K.T.E.'s Textile & Engg Institute, Ichalkaranji by NRCFoss and was co-sponsored by Ministry of Information Technology, Govt of Inida The first half of day's was conducted by Gaurav. The Schedule was introduction to the PHP scripting and how to embed it in HTML, Accepting data from forms, writing to files and communication to MySQL database for retrieving and storing data, through PHP. This session was covered in the first half of the day. Connecitivity to MySQL was also show using the command line MySQL client. The whole session was done as a hands on activity and participants were given small assignments to be done on the spot for the same. The second half was covered by me, I empasised on the role of Content Management System (CMS) in website developments. and also gave a demonstration of installing the popular PHP based CMS drupal. The aim of demonstration was to show how using the CMS one can get a website ready in 10 to 15 minutes. Drupal also supports various modules and themes which can be directly incroprated without much difficulty to customize the website, which could be clearly understood by the demo. Few of the participants downloaded and CMS and installed the same successfully on their machines. for more information of this workshop visit the live wiki @ http://nrcfosshelpline.in/code/wiki/IchalkaranjiWorkshop