[Phpmyadmin-news] phpMyAdmin 2.10.0-rc1 is released

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Mon Feb 12 02:26:31 CET 2007


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                                         http://www.phpmyadmin.net

phpMyAdmin 2.10.0-rc1 - February 11, 2007
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A PHP application to administrate MySQL over the Web
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Announcement
------------

The phpMyAdmin Project announces the immediate availability
of the first release candidate for phpMyAdmin 2.10.0.


phpMyAdmin is a web administration tool for MySQL databases, intended to
handle a whole database server as well as a single database. Over the
years, it has become the most popular Web GUI for MySQL.


Improvements:

     * Designer: new graphical relation manager
     * Improved speed on servers with thousands of databases/tables
     * Vertical field editor (optional)
     * Option to avoid counting rows for views
     * Calendar on search page
     * DOS-style end-of-lines in setup-generated files

Detailed list of changes is available under
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/ChangeLog.txt


Availability
------------

This software is available under the GNU General Public License V2.0.

You can get the newest version at http://www.phpmyadmin.net/
Available file formats are: .zip, .tar.gz and .tar.bz2.

If you install phpMyAdmin on your system, it's recommended to
subscribe to the news mailing list by adding your address under
http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/phpmyadmin-news

This way, you will be informed of new updates and security fixes.
It is a read only list, and traffic is not greater than a few
mail every year.


Support and Documentation
-------------------------

The documentation is included in the software package as text and
HTML file, but can also be downloaded from:

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/documentation/


The software is provided as is without any express or implied
warranty, but there is a bugs tracker page under:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpmyadmin/   [click on "Bugs"]

In addition, there are also a number of discussion lists
related to phpMyAdmin.  A list of mailing lists with archives
is available at:

http://sourceforge.net/mail/?group_id=23067  or
http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpmyadmin/   [click on "Lists"]

Finally, an users support forum is also available under:

http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=72909


Known bugs
----------

Please subscribe to the news mailing list under
http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/phpmyadmin-news
or regularly check the sourceforge bugs tracker.


Donations
---------
The project accepts donations to help improve the product. There is
a "Donations" link on http://www.phpmyadmin.net.


Description
-----------

(from http://www.phpmyadmin.net/documentation)
phpMyAdmin handles the administration of MySQL over the Web. It
can manage a whole MySQL server as well as a single database.

Currently it can:

* easily browse through databases and tables
* create, copy, rename, alter and drop databases
* create, copy, rename, alter and drop tables
* do table maintenance
* add, edit and drop fields
* execute any SQL-statement, even multiple queries
* create, alter and drop indexes
* load text files into tables
* create (*) and read dumps of tables or databases
* export (*) data to SQL, CSV, XML, Word, Excel, PDF and Latex formats
* administer multiple servers
* manage MySQL users and privileges
* check server settings and runtime information with configuration hints
* check referential integrity in MyISAM tables
* using Query-by-example (QBE), create complex queries automatically
      connecting required tables
* create PDF graphics of your Database layout
* search globally in a database or a subset of it
* transform stored data into any format using a set of predefined functions,
      like displaying BLOB-data as image or download-link
* support InnoDB tables and foreign keys (see FAQ 3.6)
* support mysqli, the improved MySQL extension (see FAQ 1.17)
* communicate in 50 different languages

      (*)  phpMyAdmin can compress (Zip, GZip -RFC 1952- or Bzip2 formats)
           dumps and CSV exports if you use PHP4 >= 4.0.4 with Zlib support
           (--with-zlib) and/or Bzip2 support (--with-bz2).


Authors & Copyright
-------------------

Copyright (C) 1998-2000
         Tobias Ratschiller <tobias_at_ratschiller.com>

Copyright (C) 2001-2007
          Marc Delisle <Marc.Delisle_at_cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca>
          Olivier M├╝ller <om_at_omnis.ch>
          Robin Johnson <robbat2_at_users.sourceforge.net>
          Alexander M. Turek <me_at_derrabus.de>
          Michal Cihar <michal_at_cihar.com>
          Garvin Hicking <me_at_supergarv.de>
          Sebastian Mendel <cybot_tm_at_users.sourceforge.net>
            + many other people
            (check the CREDITS section of our documentation)

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to

Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
59 Temple Place, Suite 330,
Boston, MA 02111-1307  USA



Marc Delisle / 2007-02-11




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