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I am doing some java interactivity with a mysql database, mainly using Netbeans and beans binding. Most of the code is done for you but I'm going to be making applications which interact with a database independent of the binding process. I was wondering which set of Query, ResultSet, Statments etc I use, the ones provided by java.sql library or the ones that come with the JDBC (Connector/J in my case).
You use the classes in the java.sql package, AND you use the classes in the Connector/J driver. But you use them in different ways. Rather than me trying to explain that, let me direct you to a document that already explains it in great detail: