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6.6 Complete Example 2

The following code shows a complete example of how to use Connector/C++.

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/* Standard C++ includes */
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <iostream>

  Include directly the different
  headers from cppconn/ and mysql_driver.h + mysql_util.h
  (and mysql_connection.h). This will reduce your build time!
#include "mysql_connection.h"

#include <cppconn/driver.h>
#include <cppconn/exception.h>
#include <cppconn/resultset.h>
#include <cppconn/statement.h>
#include <cppconn/prepared_statement.h>

using namespace std;

int main(void)
cout << endl;
cout << "Let's have MySQL count from 10 to 1..." << endl;

try {
  sql::Driver *driver;
  sql::Connection *con;
  sql::Statement *stmt;
  sql::ResultSet *res;
  sql::PreparedStatement *pstmt;

  /* Create a connection */
  driver = get_driver_instance();
  con = driver->connect("tcp://", "root", "root");
  /* Connect to the MySQL test database */

  stmt = con->createStatement();
  stmt->execute("DROP TABLE IF EXISTS test");
  stmt->execute("CREATE TABLE test(id INT)");
  delete stmt;

  /* '?' is the supported placeholder syntax */
  pstmt = con->prepareStatement("INSERT INTO test(id) VALUES (?)");
  for (int i = 1; i <= 10; i++) {
    pstmt->setInt(1, i);
  delete pstmt;

  /* Select in ascending order */
  pstmt = con->prepareStatement("SELECT id FROM test ORDER BY id ASC");
  res = pstmt->executeQuery();

  /* Fetch in reverse = descending order! */
  while (res->previous())
    cout << "\t... MySQL counts: " << res->getInt("id") << endl;
  delete res;

  delete pstmt;
  delete con;

} catch (sql::SQLException &e) {
  cout << "# ERR: SQLException in " << __FILE__;
  cout << "(" << __FUNCTION__ << ") on line " ┬╗
     << __LINE__ << endl;
  cout << "# ERR: " << e.what();
  cout << " (MySQL error code: " << e.getErrorCode();
  cout << ", SQLState: " << e.getSQLState() << ┬╗
     " )" << endl;

cout << endl;