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JDBC Applet problem

Arthur Johnson

Joined: Feb 04, 2004
Posts: 2
I am trying to run a sample JDBC Applet code I picked from Sun's Java web site. I have a Derby DB sitting on my local PC and thought I would be able to leverage the sample to connect to this local DB and issue a select SQL statement and display the results. But it throws me an error stating:

SQLException: java.sql.SQLException: Not suitable driver found
Any pointers as to why I am getting this error?

My CLASSPATH environment variable is set to:
C:\db-derby-\lib\derby.jar;.;C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\lib\ext\

Sample Java Code:

Thanks in advance for any help.

[ December 19, 2007: Message edited by: Arthur Johnson ]
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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Welcome to JavaRanch!

I'm going to move this to our Applets forum where they know about how classpaths affect applets.

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