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Soumayajit Hazra

Joined: Nov 13, 2006
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what is the difference in using Class.forName or DriverManager.registerDriver(...)
Wei Dai
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Joined: Jun 22, 2005
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>what is the difference in using Class.forName or >DriverManager.registerDriver(...)
Usually in the static init driver code of Class.forName will call DriverManager.registerDriver(...) meothod. You should use Class.forName.
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