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    Question where can I learn...


    Hi everyone

    Where can I learn how to make my own forum
    In what languages can u make a good forum, is it
    PHP, perl or what is it? If it's both, please tell you'r oppinion
    on which language is the best

    If there really is no good guide place on the net,
    then please gimme a tip of some good book (gaah! expensive!)

    I'm really startin to get confused with all these languages,
    I wish someone could tell me THE language, and then I just learn
    the ****

    ps. Im not some retard, I just wanna know where to start

    Regards
    / Andy
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    some ready-made examples


    Forums are pretty involved pieces of code... if you aren't already proficient in perl, php etc, why not get a free, ready made one and learn by using the codes as an example? It's much less frustrating and gives a good basis for your own improvements.

    Here are some links to get you started:

    http://php.resourceindex.com/Complet...ssage_Systems/
    http://www.find-script.com/scripts/PHP/Web_Boards/
    http://www.scriptsearch.com/PHP/Scri...ussion_Boards/
    http://www.hotscripts.com/PHP/Script...ussion_Boards/

    and there are heaps more out there.

    Happy coding!

    Jen
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    Thumbs up Right Here


    Perl and PHP are probably the most widely used tools for interactive web pages. There are a lot of helpful tutorials for these languages here on Developer Shed:

    http://www.devshed.com/Server_Side/Perl/

    http://www.devshed.com/Server_Side/PHP/

    O'Reilly also has some excellent books.

    Even if you plan to use a ready made script, it's a good idea to have some grasp of the language so you can debug it when things go wrong. The real fun is writing your own scripts from scratch.
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    worth noting


    if you're just interested in setting up a discussion board... and not in implementing one (which definitely requires some experience no matter what the technology), check out:

    http://www.ezboard.com

    for a good php discussion board

    http://www.phorum.org



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