Showing posts from November, 2014

How to upgrade phpMyAdmin in XAMPP to latest?

Most of the windows users choose XAMMP to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP, phpMyAdmin, and Perl. But, if you try to update any one of the softwares, you may face difficulties. Either you must have to install the latest version of XAMPP (or) you must update the software and configure the web server manually. In such case, we may either loss the data (or) it may remain nonfunctional. So it is safe to take backup of whole files, before trying to install manually. In this tutorial, I have tried to update the old phpMyAdmin in the XAMPP to phpMyAdmin 4.2.12 ( the latest stable release, as on Nov 29, 2014 ) and faced many technical problems. I searched through google for this issue, but I didn't got a proper solution. Finally, I referred the phpMyAdmin error message and documentations and solved the problem. It works fine now. The simple and easy steps which I followed is explained below: Download the latest version of the phpMyAdmin from the official site ht

Basic Calculator using Python GUI (Tkinter) Program

This is a simple graphical user interfaced (GUI) Python application designed using Tkinter package to perform basic arithmetic calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of two numbers through the mouse click event. Copy an icon image ‘favicon.ico’ to the working directory to change the default icon in the title bar of the application. Introduction to Python Tkinter In Python, the tkinter package (“Tcl/Tk interface”) is the standard interface to the Tk GUI toolkit. Both Tk and tkinter are available on most Unix platforms, as well as on Windows systems. ( Tk itself is not part of Python ; it is maintained at ActiveState .) You can check that tkinter is properly installed on your system by running python -m tkinter from the command line; this should open a window demonstrating a simple Tk interface. For more details, refer to the official site of Python ( ). Source Code # - a Python calculator from tkinter import * # the main class