[Phpmyadmin-devel] Introduction to myself for GSoC 2014

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Sat Mar 1 23:54:30 CET 2014

Le 2014-03-01 11:57, nisarg.jhaveri a écrit :
> Hello,
> I am Nisarg Jhaveri, a computer science student from India. I am 
> interested in participating in GSoC 2014 with phpMyAdmin.
> I have proficient knowledge of PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS/CSS3, 
> HTML/HTML5 and basic knowledge of MySQL. I have gone through the 
> phpMyAdmin code-base and by now I am comfortable with the existing code.
> I would like to work on Structure tools project as suggested in Ideas 
> List ( 
> http://wiki.phpmyadmin.net/pma/GSoC_2014_Ideas_List#Structure_tools ).
> 1. Central list of columns
>      - This may be a very useful feature for phpMyAdmin. Benefits are 
> listed at ideas page.
>      - Maintain a central list of all existing columns in all tables per 
> database.
>      - Suggest columns from the list while creating new table or adding 
> column to existing table.
>      - Alert when someone try to create column with similar name but 
> different specification ( like datatype ).
>      - I am not sure about the user interface.
> 2. Database Normalization
>      - I don't know much about normalization, but it seems useful and 
> interesting. I am not clear about what I will do for this.

My suggestion is that if you're not familiar with normalization, you
should look for a different idea on which to make a proposal.

> Please suggest me more ideas on the project.
> Also, I would like if someone could please suggest me some bug/feature 
> to work on now.
> Thanks,
> Nisarg Jhaveri

Marc Delisle
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