1. You will have the class available to you when youSame result as using Class.forName().
compile your code. So try using
and see what exception you get then.
2. ODBC-DSN is a local property of your machienePoints 2 & 3 well taken. Fortunately, we do have a very small user base and it's no problem having to register the DSN's on each machine.
which will NOT be available to your applet when it
runs on your client machiene, so unless you have a
very targeted client base and you are sure that you
client will have the ODBC-DSN with the same name
created on his system, you should not go throught the
3. Talking to the database directly from the Applet
is not a good practice, you might run into some
security issues when you deploy your applet in a
Hope this helps