- For information on using JDBC to insert data from an XML document into a database, read the companion tutorial Using JDBC to insert XML data into a database.
- For a basic grounding in XML read through the Introduction to XML tutorial.
- For information on the Document Object Model, read the Understanding DOM tutorial.
- For an intro to programming XML, try Doug Tidwell's XML programming in Java.
- Order XML and Java from Scratch, by Nicholas Chase. While it doesn't have more details on the use of JDBC, it does cover the use of XML and Java in general. It also covers other data-centric views of XML, such as XML Query, and other uses for XML, such as SOAP. And besides, it's written by the author of this fine tutorial.
- See Sun's Sun Microsystems' information on JDBC.
- A July 2001 look at the latest JDBC: What's new in JDBC 3.0 by Josh Heidebrecht
An easy JDBC wrapper by Greg Travis
- For pointers to details on working with DB2 and JDBC, see the Java Enablement with DB2 summary page.
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- For an open-source database, download MySQL and a MySQL JDBC driver.
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