In the third (and last) part of this series we are taking a look at using the JDBC API to access a database via SFS2X Extensions. While this approach takes a bit more coding compared to the DBManager API (which we have explored in part 2) it also provides more sophisticated features such as working with metadata and advanced data types.Continue reading
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Using a database in Overcast (part 2)
In the previous installment of the this tutorial we have learned all the steps to create a database server in Overcast and connect to it from an existing SFS2X instance.
In this new chapter we are going to explore the database API that can be used to query the database from server side, using SFS2X Extensions.
If you are new to server side coding we highly recommend to get started with this article from our documentation, before proceeding with the rest of the tutorial.Continue reading
Using a database in Overcast (part 1)
In this new article in the series dedicated to Overcast, the cloud solution for SmartFoxServer 2X, we will describe how to use a database server alongside SmartFoxServer.
In this first part of the article we will focus on launching the database, populating it with some test data and configuring SmartFoxServer to connect to it. In the second and third parts we will deploy an Extension in SmartFoxServer to test the connection with a query.Continue reading