Download source code and Linux executables for autoSql and autoXml at www.soe.ucsc.edu/~kent/src/autoCode.tgz.
If you are just getting started with MySQL, check out Andrew Chen's “Setting Up a MySQL-Based Website” at www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/tutorials/1046/1. For more indepth information, go to www.mysql.com.
There are several good introductions to XML on the Internet. Try www.xml.com/pub/a/98/10/guide1.html for a well-written overview or hadm.sph.sc.edu/COURSES/J716/xml.html for a short description with a good example.
The Human Genome Browser at UCSC (genome.ucsc.edu) gives anyone who's interested free and uncensored access to the latest version of the human genome and includes some interesting cross-species comparisons. Okay, so you might need a degree in biology to understand it, but it's still wicked cool.
Visit Jim Kent's home page at www.cse.ucsc.edu/~kent and follow the links to see more source code used in the Human GenomeProject at UCSC.