[Phpmyadmin-devel] [GSoC] Own Idea

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Sat Apr 20 14:13:20 CEST 2013

Le 2013-04-19 16:18, Paweł Lampe a écrit :
> W dniu 19.04.2013 21:17, Marc Delisle pisze:
>> Paweł Lampe a écrit :
>>> Howdy subscribers !
>>> I would like to participate google summer of code and I am looking for
>>> something interesting to fit in.
>>> I think about phpMyAdmin feature. However the idea is not listed, so I
>>> would like to discuss it here.
>>> I would like to know is the idea below reasonable or is it rather
>>> material for new independent project.
>>> In few words: self-generating admin panel for casual user.
>>> Well, phpMyAdmin is dedicated for super-users. It's obvious and I hope
>>> it 'll never change. But imagine a mode of phpMyAdmin that is dedicated
>>> to end-users that are just websites owners but no coders.
>>> What I mean ? Let's say I am a website programmer. I am creating simple
>>> website php + MySQL etc. I am writing code for client that is not
>>> familiar with any code.
>>> My goals are:
>>> 1. create DB structure
>>> 2. create website
>>> 3. create admin panel
>>> 1&  2 are interesting while 3 is not. But wait a minute. Why should I
>>> create admin panel ? Maybe phpMyAdmin is enough ? Indeed. But it's too
>>> complicated for simple human being. It's also static. It bases just on
>>> databes.
>>> I think phpMyAdmin + some heuristic knowledge about DB = pretty and
>>> usefull panel for site-admins that are just managing contents
>>> Gate to this simplified feature may be just phpMyAdmin user/password.
>>> Let's say after sign in programmer will see phpMyAdmin as-it-is today,
>>> while site admin (not programmer) will see clear and simple admin-panel.
>>> How about ?
>> Hi,
>> is this more or less described here?
>> https://sourceforge.net/p/phpmyadmin/feature-requests/316/
> Some way yes. But there is only idea to hide some features (it's all
> about frontend).
> My mind is a bit further. Let's hide some ok, but make programmer able
> to prepare panel for casual user. Lets say SQL table has password field.
> I would like to configure casual-user panel to know, that when user
> inserts a row, password=md5(salt + login). So user just inserts row, and
> dont care logic that is over SQL.

I'm not sure that your example of salt+login can become a general 
feature of phpMyAdmin.

If I understand your idea correctly, I believe that it is out of scope 
for phpMyAdmin.

Marc Delisle

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