Welcome to Day 16! Today, you'll see one of the most important topics in JSP programming—working with databases. It's common for JSP pages to interact with databases on the server, and you'll see how that works today and tomorrow. This is one of the most rewarding—but also most complex—areas of JSP programming. Here are the topics you'll see today:
Understanding Java database connectivity (JDBC)
Taking a look at basic SQL
Connecting to a database
Extracting data from a database
Understanding record sets
Today's work will start with an overview of the whole idea of databases, introducing them and how to access them using Java, and tomorrow will be a code-intensive day showing you how to ...