This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
The JSTL provides standardized tags for performing SQL actions directly from JSP pages. However, this is considered a poor practice and violates the best-practice MVC pattern. Proceed at your own risk. bear
I found the best sites to be the db companies that provide the jdbc driver. Ie., Oracle.com. Goto documentation and look for the jdbc link. It gives java code to access database. Here's what i did to test it: DriverManager.registerDriver (new oracle.jdbc.OracleDriver()); Connection con = DriverManager.getConnection ("jdbc racle:thin:@'link'", "username", "password"); Statement stmt = con.createStatement(); ResultSet rs = stmt.executeQuery("select * from MY_TBL"); out.println(rs.toString());