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How to write an ODBC driver.

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I have a native data engine and want to be able to provide the data through
an ODBC driver.  I would appreciate any documentation on implementing an
ODBC driver.
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Take a look at Micro$soft OBDC SDK

The last time a used mine was for ver 3.0 ODBC and cost $99.00 from MS

Regards
Bill
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An ODBC driver is basically a DLL that implements a set of functions. The most basic set is the core level which all drivers must implement.

check out the programmers reference at
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?URL=/library/psdk/dasdk/odbc4vcn.htm

Hope this helps
// peymanz
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Look at www.xtgsystems.com. Here you can find an ODBC driver for Interbase. It is an OpenSource project, so I think you can download the source...

Best regards,
Alexey Zverev.
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Hello again.

Here is an URL for source code (as it is written in Readme):
http://ofbodbc.sourceforge.net

Best regards,
Alexey Zverev.
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