Skysnake

AutoIt, WordPress and PHP

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Hi everyone

This is not a request for sample code. :)

I was looking at one of my AutoIt projects, and my browser was open on a WordPress site we use and a thought occurred: Has anyone tried to use AutoIt as a front end (GUI), with the data read to/from WordPress and the result displayed in the AutoIt GUI?

Simple example would be a kind of online calendar.  Would require a WordPress plugin. Kind of thing Outlook has.  Except, all the calendaring is done in the background by WordPress, and the result read/modified/written by AutoIt using PHP to the WordPress database (MySQL).

I suspect in addition to AutoIt, one needs substantial HTML, SQL and PHP skills. 

Has anyone perhaps attempted this? Am I wasting my time?  If I can get the calendar working, I have the simplicity and speed of AutoIt available immediately, with the online database/calendar capabilities of WordPress.

All thoughts and comments very welcome.

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