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These are very (very) basic instructions for setting up a very simple application with Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Express to use the MySQL Embedded Library (libmysqld).
The MySQL Embedded Library is a full version of the server that is available as a dynamic or static library. Developers can run the library inside their application. It’s extremely fast, easy to distribute and it’s ideal for stand-alone applications. More information about the library can be found at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/libmysqld.html
Having little experience using Visual C++, I’ve struggled to find instructions for setting up a project to use a dynamic library. I finally got it to work thanks to …[Read more]