Executing Statements

The primary purpose of programming to a specific database API is to execute SQL statements. The next section covers the steps required to successfully execute a simple SQL statement, such as INSERT or UPDATE, that does not return results. The section following focuses on the more complicated task of executing statements that do return results.

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