I hope my question isn't too obscure so I'll try to explain it. Basically, I've been learning C++ rapidly due to school and also outside-class exploration and reading/practicing.
I am able to make a C++ application that (obviously) runs as a standalone .exe and can do..you know...whatever I ask it to do.
My question is:
Let's pretend we create a .exe c++ application that has a menu.
If we enter 1, and it runs the code under the
I don't technically understand what exactly a server is, so let's say a MySQL database. Is it possible to connect to a database just as a PHP page would? I know very well how to connect to a database with PHP/MySQL but I would love to be able to have a C++ application that allows for connectivity and then displays "Connected".
Even just CONNECTING and having output say "CONNECTED" would make me SO excited!! That is like the BASIC functionality of ANY online game or program.