troubleshooting Question

Update statements between 2 tables

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i was advised "You very probably want to have some Java experts look at this question..." regards jack

i have a function in my java code called

subtractResources(){} this allows when a customer from one panel orders a product in a cart

what i want my update statement to do is subtract from the Product Table

my tables are cart and product
and i have a field in cart called Qty
so when the customer chooses the Qty
i want this to happen

Product.ProductInventroy = Product.ProductInventory - Cart.Qty WHERE Product.ProductID = Cart.ProductID

but im having a hard time setting up this UPDATE

this is what i have my code as, can anyone help??? thanks in advance annie :)

public void subtractResources()
       //show graphically on 3 meters the product level going down  
       //this will happen later not worrying about it now

            Connection con = DriverManager.getConnection(url, user, password);
            Statement stmt = con.createStatement();        
            System.out.println("subtractResources was invoked!");//just to test

           //update in the DB DeliProduct.ProductInvetory - DeliCart.Qty
           stmt.executeUpdate("UPDATE DeliProduct, DeliCart SET DeliProduct.ProductInventory = DeliProduct.ProductInventory - DeliCart.Qty WHERE DeliProduct.ProductID = DeliCart.ProductID");
        catch (Exception e)
    }//end subtractResources
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