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HTSQL

Hyper Text Structured Query Language (HTSQL) is a technology that allows us to write queries on the fly for our database and execute them via a URL.

Developed by Clark Evans and Kirill Simonov of Prometheus Research, HTSQL is built upon the Python programming language and provides a HTTP-based query language that is translated into SQL. This allows complex queries to be written via the web browser, and queries to be embedded in client-side AJAX code without the need for writing server-side applications.

Rather than having to learn SQL and a server-side programming language such as Java, a database with an HTSQL server running on it can be accessed via JavaScript or a web browser such a Midori.

The benefit of using this technology is that ...

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