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Hello,
i'm working on netbeans and want to access my database using this code:

import java.sql.Connection;
import java.sql.DriverManager;
import java.sql.ResultSet;
import java.sql.SQLException;
import java.sql.Statement;



       
public class connect {

    /**
     * @param args
     */
    public static void main(String[] args) {
       
        try {
       
            Class.forName("com.mysql.jdbc.Driver").newInstance();
        }
        catch (Exception ex) {
           
            System.out.println("error \n");

           
        }
       
       
        try {
            Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/university", "root", "");
           
           
            // Do something with the Connection
            Statement stmt = null;
            ResultSet rs = null;
            stmt = conn.createStatement();
            rs = stmt.executeQuery("SELECT * FROM student");
            int numCols = rs.getMetaData().getColumnCount ();
            while ( rs.next() ) {

                     for (int i=1; i<=numCols; i++) {
                         System.out.print("<td>" + rs.getString(i) + "</td>" );
              }  // end for
                 System.out.println("\n");
            }  // end while

        } catch (SQLException ex) {
            // handle any errors
        System.out.println("SQLException: " + ex.getMessage());
        System.out.println("SQLState: " + ex.getSQLState());
        System.out.println("VendorError: " + ex.getErrorCode());
        }
    }

}

everytime i run the program i get this message:
error

SQLException: No suitable driver found for jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/university
SQLState: 08001
VendorError: 0

The code is working very well on Eclipse ... but i cant get it running on netbeas even though i added the needed driver for it to run and it says that its already connect.

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Last Post by Blackeagle
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yeah i think i might missed adding the class path ... do you know how it may be added?
The driver is added for sure .. just did that a moment ago.

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If it is web project you should just simply drop the JAR into WEB_PROJECT/WEB-INF/lib directory and IDE should automatically pick-up the change.
In the case that driver is not recognised or you working on different type of project, GUI/mobile or any other project, right click on the project, select PROPERTIES, in the pop-up window in CATEGORIES (left side listing) select Libraries, on the right press Add JAR/Folder and navigate to place where is the driver.
Otherwise you may try to follow this obscure NetBeans tutorial

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yep .. the queries i'm writing are retrieving data now ..
i'm making a small database for a supermarket .. its a small project for my database course in uni .. and the example i provided up is for only testing the connection.

Thanks a lot for you help!!

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