This short post shows you a quick step to add the jdbc for Microsoft SQL Server to NetBeans.
I keep reading in MSDN forum, most of the people are having problem to add the jdbc jar file to the IDE then keep blaming the jdbc not working.
Somehow the blame is not entirely untrue. I am using
– NetBeans 8.0.2
– JDK 1.7
sqljdbc42.jar is not supported but sqljdbc41.jar is working fine.
Let’s go back to the key point here. To add the jdbc jar to NetBeans IDE, you just need to right click the Libraries node and choose Add JARFolder…