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Old 10-31-2004, 05:03 AM
HK HK is offline
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Default BDE ODBC?

Dear all

How my application communicate with ODBC or BDE?

and is there a way to communicate directly with a database with SQL capability without BDE?

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Old 10-31-2004, 11:19 PM
Eddy-B Eddy-B is offline
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Default RE: BDE ODBC?

there is lots of ways to access database systems (as there are lots of different database systems)...

the BDE works fine for DBase and things like Paradox; but you don't want to use it with any "higher" database systems. If you don't want the hassle of downloading (and/or buying) 3rd party components, you can use ADO.

As for ODBC - it works well for simple SQL management; i have succesfully used it with MySQL (You'll need to get MyODBC, go to



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