Chapter 8. Databases

REALBASIC 2005 SHIPS WITH A NEW DATABASE engine, based on the open source SQLite project (read more about it at The REALSQLdatabase class is the class you use to manage databases, and this replaces the legacy REALdatabase, which is still part of the distribution but is available only for backward compatibility. REALSQLdatabase is a subclass of the Database class, and the Database class provides a generic database API that can be used with more than just REALSQLdatabases. Professional edition users can also use plug-ins that provide the following classes: MySQLDatabase, PostgresDatabase, OpenBaseDatabase, OracleDatabase, Database4DServer and ODBCDatabase classes.

Fortunately, REALSQLdatabase is available ...

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