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7.4. Windows Applications

In the real world, differences in drivers and the level of ODBC support lessens the potential of ODBC:

7.4.1. Writing Applications

" If I write an application for PostgreSQL can I write it using ODBC calls to the PostgreSQL server, or is that only when another database program like MS SQL Server or Access needs to access the data? "

The ODBC API is the way to go. For Visual C++ coding you can find out more at Microsoft's web site or in your Visual C++ documentation.

Visual Basic and the other RAD tools have Recordset objects that use ODBC directly to access data. Using the data-aware controls, you can quickly link to the ODBC back-end database (very quickly).

Playing around with MS Access will help you sort this out. Try using File->Get External Data.

Tip: You'll have to set up a DSN first.