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Old June 11th, 2007, 09:23 AM
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How can I use MySql with dotnet? I have installed MySQL 5.0 and Visual studio 2.0. Is there any other thing needed to work with MySQL? How to write the connection string to connect the database in MySQL?

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You can try the link below for assistance:

http://www.aspnet101.com/aspnet101/tutorials.aspx?id=39

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The connection string follows this format:
Provider=MySQLProv;Data Source=mydb;User Id=myUsername;Password=myPassword;

Its easy to find on the net. To get MySql running with .Net I had to download and install a module. I'm not at the right computer now to get the name of it but it was mysqlConnector or something similar. I can repost later with the file name if you want.

 
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Both instances will work, I prefer Mikes way of doing things. It is ture that you can download a MySQL connector from mysql.com that will allow you to do something similiar to this inside your classes:

using System.Data.MySQL (don't quote me on it as I have never truly used it; essentially it is just a DLL that is optimized to run with the MySQL server, my like the System.Data.SqlClient/Oracle, etc.)

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