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execute() vs executeUpdate()
Joined: Aug 01, 2006
Aug 31, 2006 09:37:00
May I know what is the difference betweet execute() and executeUpdate().
As far as I know executeUpdate() dont support select statements. execute() supporots all.
If any, please let me know.
Joined: Dec 06, 2005
Aug 31, 2006 18:42:00
Another main difference in these execute() methods is about returning the value by execute these methods.
execute() It returns boolean value
executeQuery() it returns resultset
executeUpdate() It returns integer
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Joined: Oct 23, 2005
Aug 31, 2006 20:37:00
Generally speaking you almost always use executeUpdate or executeQuery since execute() by itself does not give you much information. I'd recommend consulting the APIs for more details.
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