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Re: Executing SP in VB6

From: Andrew Ayers <aayers(at)eldocomp(dot)com>
To: PostgreSQL ODBC List <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Executing SP in VB6
Date: 2004-10-04 23:29:18
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Sandro Yaqub Yusuf wrote:
> Hello my friend,
> I know.
> I have worked with VB about 6 years. I´m using ACCESS, ORACLE, 
> SQL_SERVER, XBASE integrated with Visual Basic.
> Now, for my experience, I would like to use PostGresQL with VB6. OK ??!!

Yes, it is possible to use PostgreSQL with VB6, via ODBC (I have posted 
numerous times in the past on this - see the archives if you are 
interested, I am not going to repeat myself here) - I am doing it as we 
speak. But I don't think this is what you are asking.

If I am understanding you correctly, you are wanting to code stored 
procedures in VB and load them into your PostgreSQL DB, correct? As far 
as I know, this is *not* possible. You can, however, write SP's using 
PL/PgSQL, which is similar to PL on Oracle, from what I understand.

Once you have your SP written, there should be a way to call/use it via 
ODBC. I have never done this, but I did find this post, which may give 
you some help:

Andrew Ayers

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rick Sivernell" <res005ru(at)verizon(dot)net>
> To: "Sandro Yaqub Yusuf" <sandro(at)proservvi(dot)com(dot)br>
> Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 1:07 PM
> Subject: Re: [ODBC] Executing SP in VB6
>> On Mon, 4 Oct 2004 16:24:33 -0300
>> "Sandro Yaqub Yusuf" <sandro(at)proservvi(dot)com(dot)br> wrote:
>>> Hello my friend,
>>> That is simple. I work developing programs in Visual Basic using 
>>> complex Stored
>>> Procedures in SQL-SERVER 7/2000. I want to make STORED PROCEDURES in 
>>> PostGresQL
>>> using Visual Basic 6. I need one example to begin.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Sandroyy
>>>   ----- Original Message -----   From: Goulet, Dick
>>>   To: Sandro Yaqub Yusuf ; pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>>   Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 4:15 PM
>>>   Subject: RE: [ODBC] Executing SP in VB6
>>>   May I ask why you want to use a stored procedure?  A simple "Select 
>>> fullname from
>>>   users where user = '<value>';" should work just fine.
>>>   Dick Goulet
>>>   Senior Oracle DBA
>>>   Oracle Certified 8i DBA
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
>>>   From: Sandro Yaqub Yusuf [mailto:sandro(at)proservvi(dot)com(dot)br]
>>>   Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 3:13 PM
>>>   To: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>>   Subject: [ODBC] Executing SP in VB6
>>>   Hello,
>>>    Please, I just trying search in all WEB SITES about using STORED 
>>>   VISUAL BASIC, but I not found anything about this that can help me.
>>>   I have a table: USERS with colums IDUSER, USER, PASSWORD, FULLNAME
>>>   I need get the colum FULLNAME with parameter USER.
>>>   How I do to create and execute a STORED PROCEDURE in VISUAL BASIC 6 
>>> to resolve
>>>   this litle problem ? (please, forgiven my english because I live in 
>>> BRAZIL and
>>>   not speak english).
>>>   Thanks,
>>>   Sandroyy
>> Sandro
>>   You do not need to use stored procedure, VB has database objects for 
>> you to use.
>> Personally I would use C++ and OLE DB. It is much better, faster and 
>> if you are
>> working across OSes, you still connect to db using odbc. From your 
>> description your
>> are on M$. ODBC or OLE DB do not care what the database is, as long as 
>> there is a ODBC
>> driver. There are plenty of examples in books and on the net.
>> cheers
>> -- 
>> Rick Sivernell
>> Dallas, Texas  75287
>> 972 306-2296
>> res005ru(at)verizon(dot)net
>> Gentoo Linux
>> Registered Linux User #193859
>>   .~.
>>  / v \
>> /( _ )\
>>   ^ ^
>> In Linux we trust! 
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