Easysoft JDBC-Access Gateway User's Guide - Preface

About this manual

This manual is intended for use by anyone who wants to install the Easysoft JDBC-Access Gateway, configure it, and then access Microsoft Access databases from Java.

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Contents

Introduction

Introduces the Easysoft JDBC-Access Gateway.

Installation

Explains how to install the Easysoft JDBC-Access Gateway.

Connection

Explains how to use the Easysoft JDBC-Access Gateway to connect to your Access database from Java.

Appendices

Technical Reference and Glossary

Trademarks

Throughout this manual, Windows refers generically to Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7 or 8, which are trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation. The X Window system is specifically excluded from this and is referred to as The X Window Systemor just X.

Note also that although the name UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group, the term has come to encompass a whole range of UNIX-like operating systems, including the free, public Linux and even the proprietary Solaris. Easysoft use Unix (note the case) as a general term covering the wide range of Open and proprietary operating systems commonly understood to be Unix `flavors'.

Easysoft and Easysoft Data Access are trademarks of Easysoft Limited.