Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

displayng data from a database in a textbox.

Posted on 2004-04-01
4
289 Views
Last Modified: 2011-08-18
i am doing a 3 tier online banking system and am using mysql servlets jsp and html. when a user logs on i need to display their balance in a textbox. but i dont know the code to display the balance, also where should it go, in the servlet or in the jsp.
any reply would be great
0
Comment
Question by:wesleybowden21
4 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
Esopo earned 200 total points
ID: 10737588
This is an excellent resource describing everything from Java installation to database connectivity:
http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialTomcat.html

It also features links (at the end of the page) to more information about the subjects covered and books if you care to buy one.

Hope this helps,


Esopo.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:jpete033
ID: 10956288
Wesley,

While I am not sure of the syntax you will use in your scenario as I work with coldfusion, here is how you can display your database data once you know the string to output your data:

This is a normal text field in a form, with an initial value of "test":

<input name="email" type="text" id="email" value="test" size="40">

You could do:

1.   Set a variable equal to the balance of the user.

2.   <input name="email" type="text" id="email" value="*CODE TO OUTPUT VARIABLE HERE*" size="40">

Sorry I don't have specifics for your situation, but this may help some.

Cheers,

Jason
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
website template 12 343
Adobe Web Premium CS3 5 384
multiple selection list and png image 5 368
Coldfusion connection with xampp2 5 228
For those who don't know, Adobe Dreamweaver is a popular commercial web editor that enables you to design, build and manage complex websites. The editor is a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) web editor, which means that you can create your web…
I still run into .cgi files every now and then. In some instances, I actually prefer the simplicity of a .cgi script to other options. Since I use DreamWeaver extensively, what I needed was a way to open .cgi scripts in Dreamweaver. And I wanted to …
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

840 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question