DB2 Express-C: The Developer Handbook for XML, PHP, C/C++, Java, and .NET

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 07 September 2006

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ISBN-10: 0738496758
ISBN-13: 9780738496757
IBM Form #: SG24-7301-00
(344 pages)

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Authors: Whei-Jen Chen, John Chun, Naomi Ngan, Rakesh Ranjan, Manoj K. Sardana


DB2 Express Edition for Community (DB2 Express-C) is a no charge data server for use in development and deployment. DB2 Express-C supports a full range of APIs, drivers, and interfaces for application development including PHP, C/C++, and .NET. In addition, DB2 Express-C V9 contains advanced XML features. DB2 Express-C provides ISVs an ideal starting database server for Web, enterprise, and eBusiness applications.

This IBM Redbooks publication provides fundamentals of DB2 application development with DB2 Express-C. It covers the DB2 Express-C installation and configuration for application development and skills and techniques for building DB2 applications with XML, PHP, C/C++, Java, and .NET. Code examples are used to demonstrate how to develop a DB2 application in a different language. By following the examples provided, you will be able to learn DB2 application development with XML, PHP, C/C++, Java, and .NET in a short time.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. DB2 application development overview
Chapter 2. Application development with DB2 pureXML
Chapter 3. Application development with PHP
Chapter 4. Application development with C/C++
Chapter 5. Application development with Java
Chapter 6. Application development with .NET
Appendix A. Setup procedure and sample data
Appendix B. Ruby on Rails

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