Jan E. wrote in post #1084408:
> Hi,
>
> is this supposed to be a web application? Or an offline tool?
>
> In any case you'll need to read up on databases. For a web application
> I'd suggest PostgreSQL. Many hosters also have MySQL preinstalled. For
> an offline program you can either use the full-featured PostgreSQL or
> the lightweight SQLite (which uses small embedded databases).
>
> For a web app you'll also need knowledge of HTML, CSS and probably
> JavaScript. For an offline app you'll need to learn a GUI framework like
> GTK 2:
>
> http://ruby-gnome2.sourceforge.jp/
>
> Yes, Ruby is a good language for this, but you could do it with pretty
> much any language.

Thanks for the reply, It will be an offline tool, with the possibility 
of making it a web application later.

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