Plain ODBC API, just found it:
Dr. Dobb's | A Lightweight C++ Wrapper for Microsoft's ODBC API | January 1, 2002
C# is definitly the easiest way, but I don't know the requirements. As far as COM/ADo goes you just have to follow the pattern described in the samples, no need to learn COM
Those are for the COM layer - component object model. OLE and ADO are based on COM.
ADO is a convenient way to acess dbs.
If COM/ADO is not an option for your project then maybe MFC is a better candidate:
Doug, try this:
MS Access connect string example:
Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;Data Source=C:\myFolder\myAccess2007file.accdb;Persist Security Info=False;
Let me know if you still have problems
There is a free add-in download for VS.Net, similar to VBA and it offers the benefits of the .NET environment. Debugging could be easily done in Visual Studio.net IDE.
Adam, regarding the Matrix& operator= ...
This definitly works on an abstract Matrix class
Matrix& operator=(const Matrix& rhs);
and the cpp contains the implementation for the operator.
Let me know if you need the rest of code
Thanks for the warm welcome guys!
My work experience is in IT, with some occasional interactions with quants and traders. I have contemplated the idea of getting into a FE program, but didn't do more than just read some books and articles,too busy writing code.
Past year and a half, since I...
I have been reading the postings on the site for a while and I look forward to put my two cents in. My background is in CS and Math, working for a number of years in equities and derivatives, and currently preparing to get into a MSFE program.