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Thread: No suitable driver found for jdbc:mysql://localhost/books

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    Default No suitable driver found for jdbc:mysql://localhost/books

    import java.sql.Connection;
    import java.sql.Statement;
    import java.sql.DriverManager;
    import java.sql.ResultSet;
    import java.sql.ResultSetMetaData;
    import java.sql.SQLException;

    public class DisplayAuthors
    {
    // database URL
    static final String DATABASE_URL = "jdbc:mysql://localhost/books";

    // I have the connector at C:\mysql-connector-java-5.1.18... I am not sure whats going on ? Please help


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    Default Re: No suitable driver found for jdbc:mysql://localhost/books

    You have to declare the driver class name for MySQL, for example:

    Class.forName("com.mysql.jdbc.Driver");

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