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Can VB be used to interface with MySQL on the Web

Can VB be used to interface with MySQL on the Web

Can VB be used to interface with MySQL on the Web

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I'm taking my univerity's Intro to VB6 for my Comp-Sci requirement and the class is on chapter 3, I'm on 10 or 12 where their talking about SQL statements and connecting through ODBC to an Access Database. I have a copy of VB 6 Pro comming as soon as I fax out my student ID and Microsoft boasts its ablity to create DHTML pages for the web, and I was just wondering if it would be possible to create an interface for a webpage to MySQL using VB6. I'm running my web site of a unix, colbalt linux 4.0 to be exact, and I've already seen MS's easy intergration fail miserably when everything isn't Microsoft. (mainly FP extentions on a unix machine, I just wanted to see what they could do and messed up everything on the site. reason why I use Dreamweaver and not FP2000)

However since VB supports ODBC and simple SQL statements like post, insert, etc., I see no reason why it shouldn't work. Any idea's or expirances?

RE: Can VB be used to interface with MySQL on the Web

This is not a full answer but... I use VBScript rather than VB6 - it seems to work just fine - use it in the same way as you would write javascript in Dreamweaver, but declare the language:

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="VBScript">

To write server side script

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="VBScript" RUNAT="server">

anyway there are plenty of refferences about for VBscript and ASP. You might want to check your linux server works with ASP - I use chillisoft.

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