really getting started here and need help

Hi, I'm totally new to this forum.

I don't know if I did the right thing so far but been learning the hard way and its time I asked for help from experienced users...
Firstly, I'm trying to learn and implement ASP.NET to build my online portfolio (photos). Thinking of implementing a database to make updating much easier in the future.
I bought perhaps a pretty horrible book - Sams teach yourself in 24 hours.. but I'm putting up with it for the time being.
So I signed up with this hosting company called (I hope they're not extremely bad...) and I just realized that it came with mySql database connectivity and not MSDE or what not.
So.. I really need to learn how to connect to the mySql database with my webpage. Are there any mysql programs where I can use to test my codes before uploading to the server?
and I've been using the microsoft web matrix to learn how to code so far and I kinda like its functions. I just realized that it doesn't allow connections to other databases besides access and MSDE so I'm guessing its time to abandon the program? well I have both visual and dreamweaver mx. which should I use? I was thinking of dreamweaver but it seems so difficult to use. like for example I don't even know how to group radiobuttons in dreamweaver.. it seems so easy in web matrix though.
also are there any online short tutorials which teaches how to connect to mySQL databases?
I'm just so lost and confused right now. Anybody have any suggestions on what I should do? Thanks in advance.
mun weng
12/30/2003 9:46:17 AM 91979 articles. 3 followers. Follow

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Hi mun,

You can definitely use whatever tool to write a page to connect with mySQL database,
including Web Matrix of course!
FYI: view post 368466
12/30/2003 9:58:04 AM

I have started to use MySQL about 3 days ago and I found all what I needed on this page.
fastest code is no code
12/30/2003 10:08:01 AM
thanks for the help... still confused...  so I read this post by 'networkintranet' in

i downloaded MYSQL control center and MySQLDriverCS. I have no idea what the MySQLDriverCS does... are there any tutorials which shows us how to use it? What does the driver do anyway?
also I'm using instead of C#.. will MySQLDriverCS work then?
12/30/2003 5:49:08 PM
I really need help here.. could someone??
12/30/2003 11:34:42 PM

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