How to create custom data for testing or presentation purposes

From time to time most of us needs to feed an application with custom data for testing or presentation purposes. This can be easily achieved by using Data Generator. It is an GPL licensed PHP/MySQL application with nice web browser interface.

Application supports wide range of data types:

Human Data

  • Name
  • Phone/Fax
  • Email
  • Street Address
  • City
  • Postal / Zip
  • State / Province / County
  • Country
  • Date


  • Fixed Number of Words
  • Random Number of Words


  • Auto-increment
  • Number Range
  • Alpha-numeric
  • Custom List

Generated data can be easily stored in several different formats:

  • HTML
  • Excel
  • XML
  • CSV
  • SQL
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Milosz is a Linux Foundation Certified Engineer working for a successful Polish company as a system administrator and a long time supporter of Free Software Foundation and Debian operating system.