How to Connect MySQL Database to


In this tutorial, I will teach you how to connect MySQL Database to using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. With this, you can establish a connection between MySQL Database and


Let’s begin:


1. Create a database in the MySQL and name it “dbconnect

2. Open Microsoft Visual Studio and create a new windows form application for C#. Then, drag a button and do the form just like this.


3. Double-click a button to fire the click event handler of it.

4. After that, do the following codes to established a connection between MySQL Database and in the method.

Note: Add “MySQL.Data.dll” as your refernce and put “using MySql.Data.MySqlClient; above the namespace to access MySQL library.

5. Press F5 on the keyboard to run your project.



This is a simple yet powerful method to do because without this, you can’t proceed to the process of CRUD.


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