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Nicholas Carrier
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I feel that I'm starting to get a good hold of the java language, but now I want to go on to databases, however, I have searched countless book stores and I can't find a book that assumes no knowledge of databases combined with Java programming. I'm a database virgin. What I'm looking for is something like the PHP with MySQL combination books, but with java instead of PHP. Anyone know of anything? I'll keep looking until I hear, thanks.

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IMHO, learning JDBC is easy when compared to SQL. I would recommend just learning SQL. I would recommend writing straight SQL scripts first -- then worry about how to connect to it from Java.


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Nicholas Carrier
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As always thanks for your help.
I agree. Here's the link:
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