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01-25-2012, 01:04 AM #1
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Simple MySql Query needed for newbie
Not new to programming but I am to JQuery (and j/script in general).
I need to query a mysql database to return a small amount of data (some text) based on a user code (e.g. MrABC).
I could use an iFrame and PHP but if the internet connection is down I do not want error messages displayed - the intended audience have limited cognitive capabilities and will not cope with ERROR 404 etc...
Essentially I need to be able to create a function that can be called with a parameter of the usercode and which returns the text from the lookup. What I put in the function is a complete mystery to me ...
01-25-2012, 01:26 AM #2
Ummm...but then you should be asking this in the MySQL and/or PHP forums, no?
I mean, presumably you know what the JS side of things should be doing? That is, use $.get() or $.post() with jQuery to send the request to the server?An optimist sees the glass as half full.
A pessimist sees the glass as half empty.
A realist drinks it no matter how much there is.