Re: Can a ResultSet be passed back to a main program

Linus Flustillbe <>
10 Oct 2011 17:06:49 GMT
On 2011-10-10, markspace <-@> wrote:

On 10/9/2011 7:32 PM, Linus Flustillbe wrote:

1. Create a class that
     a) creates a connection to an oracle database
     b) run a simple query to get a result set
     c) pass the result set back to a calling program.

Most of this information can be found in the Java tutorials. Are you
using those?

I actually figured it out on my own without the aid of the tutorials or
JLS. Google is my friend.. :-)

import java.sql.*;

import mainClasses.*;
public class connectionTest {
  public static void main(String[] args)
    throws ClassNotFoundException, SQLException
    String tableName="LU_MEDIA_USAGE";
    TableConnect myConnection = new TableConnect();
    Statement stmt = myConnection.getStatement();
    ResultSet rset = myConnection.GetResultSet(stmt, tableName);
    ResultSetMetaData rsetmd = rset.getMetaData();

    while ( {
    for (int i=1;i<=rsetmd.getColumnCount();i++)
      System.out.print (rset.getString(i) + " " );
       if ( i == rsetmd.getColumnCount())


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I wanted to just show the values of each column so I googled and found
out about the ResultSetMetaData and used the javadocs to find the
method on the result set to create the metadata. Interesting stuff,
this jdbc stuff... I can't wait until I actually start designing and
coding the GUI that I plan on. I'm just learning about the nuts and
bolts right now.

FYI - I have my own local copy of the tutorials in case oracle is ever
down as well as the API. I haven't gotten around to the JLS yet but
will shortly.

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