Livecode ODBC connection without DSN?

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Wed Jul 3 10:52:54 EDT 2019


Not to my mind as ODBC relies upon an intermediary service to actually make the connection. I don't use ODBC mainly because I would typically have to purchase an agent for whatever database engine I am trying to connect to, and that has typically been a non-starter for any in house projects I want to use. 

That being said, I believe it is the only way Livecode can communicate with a Microsoft SQL server, as well as Access, FoxPro, Excel etc. 

Bob S


> On Jul 3, 2019, at 07:42 , Dalton Calford via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Is it possible to connect to a database without a predefined DSN using the
> livecode database connector?
> 
> best regards
> 
> Dalton





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