Chapter 2. Preparation

Table of Contents

Which DBMS(es) Will You Be Using?
Downloading Quince and the Backends
Configuring Boost.Build
Building Quince and the Backends
Building an Application

This chapter explains how to set up your computer so it's ready for you to write, build, and run quince applications. But first, you need to decide which DBMS(es) you want your applications to talk to. Currently your options are:

  • PostgreSQL
  • Sqlite
  • Both of the above.

If you choose one DBMS now and you decide you want the other later, no problem: you can come back to this chapter and do the steps you missed the first time.