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[UWP]Backend connectivity to MySQL RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

         I want to develop an app for my website which is already hosted in internet, I use MySQL as backend for it. Can i directly connect MySQL database which is already hosted to the app am developing now with out using Windows azure portal if yes how ?

     


    Thursday, March 17, 2016 1:55 PM

Answers

  • Oracle provided a MySQL connector for Windows Store apps. See https://blogs.oracle.com/MySqlOnWindows/entry/how_to_using_connector_net

    Beyond that the general solution is to expose a REST API on the server to manage the DB connection (this is what Azure Mobile Apps do for Azure SQL databases).

    • Proposed as answer by Krunal Parekh Wednesday, March 30, 2016 10:07 AM
    • Marked as answer by Krunal Parekh Thursday, March 31, 2016 9:49 AM
    Friday, March 18, 2016 7:16 AM

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