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phpMyDumper 1.10 released

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Finally, I have released my next version of phpMyDumper. This new version includes improvements that I needed when used in my work as a web programmer.

First of all it now supports UTF-8 connections as default with the MySQL server. The php class will create files encoded as UTF-8 which is important when your database is used with non-US languages.
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phpMyImporter released

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

For many months, I wanted to be able to import backups of databases created by my other project, phpMyDumper, without using phpMyAdmin. The php configuration limits the filesize that phpMyAdmin can import. By default the filesize limit is 2 MB, which is potentially a problem if you are not able to change the php configuration, eg when using an external webhost.
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phpMyDumper released

Friday, March 13th, 2009

After one week of coding I am ready to release my newest software project: phpMyDumper.

I wanted to do automatic backup of my website databases and normally you would do this using mysqldump and a cronjob. At the moment I am hosting my websites on my own server, but I plan to move the websites to an external webhost. However since I have no way to make sure that I have access to mysqldump on my future webhost especially if cost should be as low as possiible, I decided to write a php tool myself to do the job.
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