How to Connect an iOS App to a MySQL Database (Step by Step) – Part 6

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In this video series, I’ll show you how to connect an iPhone app to MySQL. We’ll go through it step by step starting from the beginning.

You’ll learn how to:
– Sign up for web hosting
– Create a new MySQL database
– Set up a MySQL database user
– Set access permission for that user
– Create a PHP web service to access the data
– Create an iOS app with a tableview, multiple screens and a map
– Access the PHP web service via the app to download the data from your MySQL database.

This is a video version of the tutorial here:

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2 responses to “How to Connect an iOS App to a MySQL Database (Step by Step) – Part 6”

  1. Oscar Alcaraz Avatar

    Hi, I have one question, I wanna do a login, for example if the user exists, I need another view controller to be showing the data from the user? Or I can do that on the same view of the login?

  2. venkat prabhu Avatar

    Awwesome , thanks for making tutorials
    will u make a video on SQLite database ?

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