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Issue 3.1


Back to the Basics

Issue: 3.1 (September/October 2004)
Author: Paul Lefebvre
Author Bio: Paul Lefebvre is President and Chief Architect of LogicalVue Software, producers of SQLVue, RBUnit, and other products.
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This column will be much less technical than some past installments. We're going to simply go through, step-by-step, how to create and connect to a REALbasic 5.5 database.

Create the Database File

The first thing to do is to create a database file. In REALbasic 5.5, database files can be either a single file (actually a virtual volume) or a folder. A database in a folder is the faster of the two methods. Regardless of the method you choose, you will need a FolderItem.

Dim DbFile As FolderItem

DbFile = New FolderItem("DatabasesForReal")

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