Accessing ODBC Databases from Oberon Programs

Christoph Steindl
Johannes Kepler University Linz
Institute for Practical Computer Science
Altenbergerstraße 69, A-4040 Linz


This report describes various ways to access ODBC databases from Oberon programs under Oberon V4 for Windows:

  • Module ESQL provides basic access to databases that were built by Oberon programs.
  • Module SQL provides generic access to arbitrary ODBC databases.
  • Module SQLExt provides extensions to the module SQL.

Sample programs show how to use these mechanisms.
Further information about these modules, implementation details, and reasons for design decisions can be found in [Ste96].

Technical Report 9, Institute for Practical Computer Science, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, December 1996.
You can download the full technical report in compressed postscript, or as an asciicoded Oberon-Text.