JDBC lets Java applications and applets connect to and retrieve data from databases. The JDBC API provides Java objects for working with database connections, SQL statements and result sets.

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Easysoft JDBC-ODBC Bridge Programming Guide
How to connect Java applets and applications to an ODBC data source by using the Easysoft JDBC-ODBC Bridge.
Easysoft JDBC-ODBC Bridge JDBC Conformance
JDBC conformance information for the Easysoft JDBC-ODBC Bridge.
JDBC Resources
JDBC web sites including the Sun JDBC API web site.