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Ms Visual j++ JDBC Driver

glasman
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Joined: Jan 21, 2002
Posts: 1
Does anyone knows how to write the Visual j++ Class.forName( "sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver" );??
i think its "ms.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver"
but not sure!!
David O'Meara
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
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Firstly I have to get the book-keeping out of the way - "glasman",
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Dave
David O'Meara
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Secondly (and this isn't good news either), you are unlikely to get any help with Visual J++ from anyone here. The best help we can give you is "throw J++ away, get the latest JDK from the sun site and start out on the correct foot".
J++ teaches Java that is not supported by Sun, and due to the court case, I'm pretty sure it's not supported by M$ either. I haven't touched the product, but it is likely to teach you things you will be forced to relearn if you stick with the Java language.
Please throw it away.
I wish you the best of luck with your problem tho, with any luck someone will still answer your problem.
Dave.
 
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