Webwork - 3:43 pm on Sep 16, 2005 (gmt 0) I assume I need provide the following information to a database programmer:
Since this is a request for "generic guidance" the subject matter for the database could be real estate, jobs listings, equipment for sale, event info, directory listing, etc. Assume that I can craft the HTML, CSS, graphics, site nav, etc. and that I'm "only" asking for guidance about the "interactive programming" issues, if that makes sense. ;) (If not, say so.)
I assume I need provide the following information to a database programmer:
Beyond the above list I really don't know what basic or essential information I should have available to make the database programmer's job easier.
Is there information, common to the creation of most databases, that a database programmer needs to start the process? What is common?
For website development purposes are most/many database programmers able to not only craft the backend database but also the user interface? SQL + ASP.Net? PHP + SQL?
What information should I assemble before seeking the assistance of someone to develop a database driven website? Field names, queries, what?
Are there "frequently overlooked issues", that non-dbprogrammers fail to consider, when they first seek to "set up a database driven site"? (My non-expert way of describing what I have in mind.)
Forgive the multiple questions or several versions of the same. I really know little about what I'm asking for when it comes to asking a programmer to develop a database for me. ;(
So, I ask: How do I make myself a resource, not a hindrance, to the db developer?
Have all my questions already been answered or all the issues already addressed here: [webmasterworld.com...]