A new technical article entitled "Using MySQL With Java Technology", has been posted on java.sun.com at: http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/mysql_java/index.html
This article explains the essential steps involved in manipulating the data in a MySQL database from a Java application. MySQL Connector/J JDBC driver was used in the example code to show the database connectivity, data manipulation steps. Application developers who are new to Java programming language [but not to MySQL database] are the target audience of this article.
Stay tuned for the next article in this series "Using MySQL with PHP" ..