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Carlos 3Mar2009 23:01

USing MYSQL with C#
Hello! i want to join MYSQL with C# windows based application.

Someone has told me to add reference of MYSQL.DATA into my C# application, but i haven't found any file named such.

So! can anyone tell me how to join MYSQL database with C#.

Please! mention proper steps.

Carlos 6Mar2009 03:10

Re: USing MYSQL with C#
Please see this link:

I have installed MYSQL Connector/ODBC, but still there is no option of "Data Sources (ODBC)" in my
start->setting->control panel.

Please tell me how can i bring this option?

shabbir 6Mar2009 08:53

Re: USing MYSQL with C#
Have you tried installing MyODBC

The screen shot is from that software

Carlos 7Mar2009 01:08

Re: USing MYSQL with C#
Ye I have installed this software properly, but i can't understand how to bring up this window to make connection.

vikas1234 24Mar2009 16:30

Re: USing MYSQL with C#
if the mysql server is installed on the same machine use localhost as the server url ... have u created the database on mysql server ..... ur connection s tring would be
hostname:port:sid. Then u have a user name and password fill the form based on this entry and test the connection

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