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I am trying to build a sql database username and password for my c# project but when I try to run it, it says
An unhandled exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' occurred in System.Data.dll
here is my code
MySqlConnection con = new MySqlConnection(@"Data Source =localhost;port3306;Inital Catalog=id412964_loginl33t;User Id=root;password= ''");

it says the ; is not support but it worked on the tutorial for the video.

What I have tried:

I have tried to take away the ; but it gives me a error so I require the ;
Updated 9-Apr-17 2:33am
[no name] 8-Apr-17 19:43pm
Go read the documentation for whatever the MySqlConnection class is and/or ask whomever wrote it.
Dave Kreskowiak 8-Apr-17 22:14pm
That one line of code you posted is where the exception is being thrown, it means your connection string is incorrect somehow.

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Looks like there is a typo in port property, it should be port3306

You can check the below link for readymade connections strings:
MySQL connection strings -[^]
Karthik_Mahalingam 9-Apr-17 23:25pm

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