C Edit

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C++ Edit

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PHP Edit

$dbhost = 'localhost';  // Name of the server
$dbuser = 'root';       // Username
$dbpass = 'password';   // Password

$conn = mysql_connect($dbhost, $dbuser, $dbpass) or die ('Error connecting to mysql');

$dbname = 'dbname';    // Database Name


Java Edit

//...necessary import packages
import java.sql.Connection;
import java.sql.DriverManager;
import java.sql.SQLException; //helpful but not used in this example

//...code within a class
Connection con = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:mysql:///test","root", "secret");
//...preform actions with the open database connection

Perl Edit

use DBI;
$dbh = DBI->connect('DBI:mysql:databasename;', 'username', 'password',
	            { RaiseError => 1 }
# do something with your db...

Python Edit

   import MySQLdb
   connection = MySQLdb.connect(user='myuser', passwd='my password',
                                host='localhost', db='database_name')
   cursor = connection.cursor()
   cursor.execute('SELECT * FROM my_table')
   results = cursor.fetchall()
   print 'Total of %d rows' % len(results)
   for result in results:
       print result