In the Linux world, about the
closest you get at this simple form and data management application
would be the Perl scripting language, combined with the Tk graphics, and
the DBM data library or a DBI/DBD module combination for a given
You might also want to create form-based Web applications by combining
the Apache Web server, the database of your choice, and a package such
as PHP (http://www.php.net) or PHPNuke (http://phpnuke.org). You can
access databases using SQL from PHP. Perl also works well for Web forms.
Know of any better solutions? Please send me a note and I'll summarize.