mezzoblue § Automaton: "Automaton
August 04, 2005 10AM PST
A question on automating database population for you server-side experts.
Let’s say you have a web site that you’ve been updating manually for a few years. Let’s also say that you’re sick to death of doing it this way, have finally taken the steps necessary to automate this thankless task, and now it’s finally time to throw all that manually-input data into a database. For the sake of argument, let’s also assume that adding the 700+ items by hand just isn’t going to happen."