Monday, September 7, 2015

How to create java servlet application to connect MySQL database and insert information (Section 1)

Frist section I mention how to configure netbeans with apache server and connect MySQL with Netbeans.

Part I: download netbeans and setup apache server

Go to netbeans URL and download Java EE package

When you install IDE It appear this kind of screen, make sure you click Apache Tomcat 8.0.15 check box and continue.

After complete installation you can open Netbeans IDE.
Go to WindowàServices and you can see Services tab in left side corner.

Expand Servers and you can see Apache Tomcat and GlassFish server inside it.
You can start server,
Right Click Apache Tomcat or TomEEàStart


If you don’t see any server in there you need to download Apache server and setup in netbeans.
Download Apache Tomcat 8.0

Extract it into C drive (you can use any place you want).
Again Go to NetbeansàServicesàRight Click ServeràAdd Server

Select Apache Tomcat or TomEE and Click Next.

Make sure you give correct path to both location and click Finish.
Then you can see Apache Tomcat or TomEE server in servers list. Right Click it and Start server.
Still you have Errors in your server you need to
Right Click Apache Tomcat or TomEE àEdit server.xml and change port numbers in line 69, 71, 91 to something else.

Part II: How to connect Netbeans with MySQL Databases

Create Database Using MySQL. (I’ve done database creation in my previous lesson. Make sure you run wamp server)
Again go to NetbeansàServicesàDatabasesàDrivers
Expand it and Right Click MySQL (Connector/J driver) and Click Connect Using…

Put correct Host, Port, Database Name, Username and Password and Click Finish.

Then you can see jdbc URL like show in below picture.

We are successfully connecting MySQL database with Netbeans.

You can check connection Right Click jdbc:mysql://.. àExecute Command.
Write SQL query to check connection. I write select query to retrieve table information and result appear in bottom of page as shown here.

Sometimes ServicesàDatabasesàDriversà MySQL(Connector/J driver) Not Shown. So you need to install that driver to your computer. You can use this link.

Next Section I discuss about simple application using Java Servlet how to insert data to MySQL database...To be Continue


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