Not able to export a remote database

New client computer, so I installed the latest MySql Workbench – version 6.3.6.  Turns out that the new version no longer works for me when exporting a remote database.  Here’s the error I’m seeing: It works just fine when exporting local databases, though.  And here’s what’s going on: I’m currently working on a remote shared…

Benchmarks on WAMP 2.5

WAMPServer is the tool that I use to develop websites locally.  It is made up of three distinct technologies – Apache, MySQL, and PHP. I recently upgraded from WAMP 2.4 (Apache 2.4.4, MySQL 5.6.12, PHP 5.4.12) to WAMP 2.5 (Apache 2.4.9, MySQL 5.6.17, PHP 5.5.12).  At the time, I was developing an application with an AJAX…

Accessing a WordPress database

Ever see code like this? function my_special_function() { global $wpdb; $wpdb->get_results( “select * from tbl_blah” ); } There’s a special variable that WordPress sets up called $wpdb.  It is a window into the database – something that a programmer familiar with SQL can use to access the tables in a WordPress database.  You can read…