Ask the Expert

Graphical development tools for a non-programmer

Please suggest a graphical environment to create Web applications that can use MySQL, with the idea of a non-programmer using the development tool.

Requires Free Membership to View

Programming for a non-programmer is always a challenge, but my advice would be to learn programming. Automated tools can only take you so far.

The first thing you must decide is what programming language to learn, and I would recommend PHP ( Not only is PHP fairly easy to learn, it is also well integrated with MySQL. A good tool for Web design and development is Macromedia Dreamweaver. It can generate PHP code automatically and also support you when you start hand-coding.

This was first published in January 2005

There are Comments. Add yours.

TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
Sort by: OldestNewest

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: