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ABOUT AJAX-FilmDB version 1.2.3 (03-May-2008)
AJAX-FilmDB is a powerful, ajax/php/mysql 
powered movie data base.

	* feels like a desktop application
	* stores detailed information about your 
	  movies (inc. media)
	* genre support lets you store and browse 
	  genres for your movies
	* automatically downloads all the information
	  from IMDb, the largest on-line movie database
	* lets you organize your movie collection 
	  in user-defined categories
	* online configurable, easy to use
	  (inc. font type and font size)
	* powerful search and sort function
	* management of loaned movies
	* PDA & mobile phone support via "mobile" folder
	* RSS support via "rss" folder
	* support for GD lib (image shrinking)
	* supports poster saving as file or blob
	* supports poster import as file or url
	* support for IE 5.5 & 6 (fixes)
	* rescanning of already existing movies
	* im/export of movies as XML (inc. DTD)
	* supports complex admin functions
	  backup and restore database and
	  poster files (inc. logbook entries)
	* simple export API
	* english, german, dutch, spanish, italian

for more information, please read the PDF.

  MANUAL UPDATE 1.2.2 => 1.2.3

	* unzip the archive "update_1.2.2-1.2.3.zip"
	* copy all files and folders over your existing
	 "filmdb" installation on a web accessible directory
	* all folders should have the permission 755
	* all files should have the permission 644



	* unzip the received archive "Install_AJAX-FilmDB_1.2.3.zip"

	* add a new database (e.g. 'filmdb') and create the 
	  necessary MySQL tables using the file install/db_defs.sql
	  (it's simple by using phpMyAdmin - if available)
	* unzip the archive "filmdb_1.2.3.zip"
	* rename the folder "filmdb_1.2.3" to "filmdb"
	* edit the file "mysql.php" in the folder "filmdb/config/"
	  and insert the access data (hostname/username/password/
	  dbname) for MySQL
	* copy the folder "filmdb" to a web accessible directory
	* all folders should have the permission 755
	  except the folder "poster" should have 777
	* all files should have the permission 644
	* except the files "people.php", "prefs.php", "user.php"  
	  and "upload.tmp" in folder "config/" and "debug.log"  
	  in folder "admin/" should have permission 666
	* point your browser to where you installed AJAX-FilmDB

	* copy the files "filmdb_1.2.3.zip" and "install.php"
	  to a web accessible directory
	* point your browser to "install.php"
	* follow the installer instructions
	* delete the file "install.php" from web directory

	* login as "admin" with password "admin"

	* change the password via config requester

	* have fun

	* please note that magic_quotes must be switched off! 
	  (php.ini: magic_qoutes = off) otherwise you'll get
	  SQL error messages


to configure the program, you can use the builtin
requester online. first of all you need to change
the admin's password from "admin" to anything else!
**** [login as UN: "admin" with PW: "admin"] ****
you don't need to edit the file 'config/config.php'
but if you wan't to - the details are described in 
the file.

other configurable files in the folder 'config/':

* ajax_filmdb.dtd (xml export dtd)
* language-de.php (german strings)
* language-en.php (english strings)
* language-nl.php (dutch strings)
* language-es.php (spanish strings)
* language-it.php (italian strings)
* mysql.php (mysql access configuration)
* people.php (borrower configuration for users/
  admin - editable online via requester)
* users.php (user configuration for admin only
  - editable online via requester)
* prefs.php (basic configuration for admin only
  - editable online via requester)
* iefixes.css (IE style sheet workaround)
* win.css (windows browser basic font size declaration)
* oos.css (all other browser basic font size declaration)


* David Fuchs for php4flicks which AJAX-FilmDB
  is originally based on
* Niko for the original IMDB fetch scripts
* Eric Mueller and Denis125 for zip.lib 2.4 
* Holger Boskugel for the php unzip.lib 1.2 
* Walter Zorn for the javascript tooltip script
* Henri Torgemane for the javascript MD5 script
* Angus Turnbull for the IE5.5+ PNG Alpha Fix
* Andrew Clover for the javascript fixed.js
* Mario Sansone for the php installer script
* Hans Anderson for the php script xmlize()
* Rudi Vader for the Dutch translation
* Alfons Herráiz for the Spanish translation
* Simone Giusti for the Italian translation

(c) 2005-2008 by Christian Effenberger.

AJAX-FilmDB is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License:

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307, USA.

to contact me use the address youcan[]gmx.net!
especially if you find any bugs or wrote any
improvements, do not hesitate to contact me!

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