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Hello everyone!

I'm trying to learn how to code online through a video that my friend gave me.

Its a step by step guide on how to make an Inventory Management or some sort, and I'm done with the GUI.

I followed exactly what the guy did in the video but somehow I'm not getting the DriverManager show up.

Uh. Here it goes:

package TestProject;

import com.mysql.jdbc.Connection;

public class MainWindow extends javax.swing.JFrame {
    public MainWindow() {
        initComponents();
    }

    public Connection getConnection()
    {
        Connection con = null;
        
        con = Driver


..
At the driver part, I was following this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtTUKLE_SWE and at minute 33:25, when he typed Driver, something came up, but mine showed nothing.

I know its supposed to be like

con = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:mysql://localhost/products_db2","root","******")


What am I doing wrong? Am I missing a driver or something? I'm trying to connect to a database that I created using myPHPadmin.

I'm very new to programming so sorry for asking a simple question, thanks!

What I have tried:

Very confused and don't know what to do as I'm very new to programming :/
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Updated 30-Sep-18 9:06am
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Solution 1

Stop wasting time with youtube and make use of proper well-written tutorials: Trail: JDBC(TM) Database Access (The Java™ Tutorials)[^]
   

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