Instructions to install MySQL and MySQL Connector/J

Instructions to install MySQL and MySQL Connector J

The CD that accompanies this book includes MySQL 4.0.20an open-source database management system. MySQL executes on many platforms, including Windows, Solaris, Linux, and Macintosh. Complete information about MySQL is available from

To install MySQL:

  1. Insert the CD into the CD drive (the D: drive on our system), and change directories to D:softwareMySQLmysql-4.0.20c-win.
  2. Double click SETUP.EXE to start the MySQL installer. Follow the instructions to install MySQL in the C:mysql directory, which is the default directory.

Instructions for installing MySQL can also be found in Chapter 2 of the MySQL Manual at

To use MySQL with JDBC, you also need to install MySQL Connector/Ja JDBC driver that allows programs to access MySQL databases via JDBC. MySQL Connector/J is on the CD that accompanies this book and can also be downloaded from

At the time of this writing, the current stable release of MySQL Connector/J is 3.0.14. To install MySQL Connector/J:

  1. Copy to your hard disk.
  2. Open with a file extractor, such as WinZip, which can be downloaded from Extract its content to the C: drive. This will create a directory named mysql-connector-java-3.0.14-production. The documentation for MySQL Connector/J is in connector-j-en.pdf in the docs subdirectory of mysql-connector-java-3.0.14-production, or you can view it online at

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Classes and Objects: A Deeper Look

Object-Oriented Programming: Inheritance

Object-Oriented Programming: Polymorphism

GUI Components: Part 1

Graphics and Java 2D™

Exception Handling

Files and Streams


Searching and Sorting

Data Structures



Introduction to Java Applets

Multimedia: Applets and Applications

GUI Components: Part 2



Accessing Databases with JDBC


JavaServer Pages (JSP)

Formatted Output

Strings, Characters and Regular Expressions

Appendix A. Operator Precedence Chart

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Appendix C. Keywords and Reserved Words

Appendix D. Primitive Types

Appendix E. (On CD) Number Systems

Appendix F. (On CD) Unicode®

Appendix G. Using the Java API Documentation

Appendix H. (On CD) Creating Documentation with javadoc

Appendix I. (On CD) Bit Manipulation

Appendix J. (On CD) ATM Case Study Code

Appendix K. (On CD) Labeled break and continue Statements

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Appendix M. (On CD) Design Patterns

Appendix N. Using the Debugger

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