Updating netbeans from 5 0 to 5 5
Step 2: Create a Database Connection in Net Beans One feature I have always liked in Net Beans is that it has an interface for working with databases.
Go to the Services tab and right mouse click on New Connection.
See my previous article “Creating a New Instance of Glass Fish in Net Beans IDE” On an Apple Mac and likely on Linux it is not necessary to do this.
Step 1a: Manually Adding the My SQL driver to the Glass Fish Domain Before we even start Net Beans we must do a bit of preliminary work.
Having a connection to the database in Net Beans is invaluable.
You can interact with the database directly and issue SQL commands.
Step 1a: Automatically Adding the My SQL driver to the Glass Fish Domain Net Beans has a feature that deploys the database driver to the domain’s lib folder if that driver is in Net Beans’ folder of drivers.