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How to create and use Database Connection Java Web


In this article. I'll be showing you how to connect to a database and use the Connection.


public class ConnectionControl {
    static Connection connection = null;
    private static Connection connect(){

        String driverName="com.mysql.jdbc.Driver";
        String dbUrl="jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/Database_Name";
        String userName="username";
        String password="password";

        try {
            try {
            } catch (InstantiationException | IllegalAccessException | ClassNotFoundException e) {
            connection = DriverManager.getConnection(dbUrl, userName, password);
            return connection;
        } catch (SQLException e) {
            System.out.println("SQL Error: " + e);
            return null;
    public static Connection getConnection(){
        if(connection != null)
            return connection;
            connection = connect();
            return connection;

/**** To use the connection in an external Class ***********/
Connection myConnection = ConnectionControl.getConnection();
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Tags: JDBC Connection J2EE

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jean8mathieuCreated on 09/17/15


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