How to get JDBC Connection to MYSQL Database in Java?

DeeKay April 29, 2011 at 6:26 pm · java.sql

Below code snippet shows you to get the JDBC connection in java for MYSQL DB. To get the JDBC connection you will need JDBC Driver Jar for MYSQL Database.

 * Created on 04-2011 Copyright(c) All Rights Reserved.
package com.kodehelp.javasql;

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

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 * Date: 4/29/11
public class GetMySQLConnection {
    public static void main(String[] args) throws SQLException, ClassNotFoundException {
        String driver = "com.mysql.jdbc.Driver";
        String url = "jdbc:mysql://localhost/kodehelp";
        String username = "kodehelp";
        String password = "kodehelp";
        Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url, username, password);