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This is from the examples page; note that MySQL, Postgres, Oracle and ODBC is supported.

Author: steved

License: MIT/X11 Tags: database

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-- load driver
require "luasql.postgres"
-- create environment object
env = assert (luasql.postgres())
-- connect to data source
con = assert (env:connect("luasql-test"))
-- reset our table
res = con:execute"DROP TABLE people"
res = assert (con:execute[[
  CREATE TABLE people(
    name  varchar(50),
    email varchar(50)
  )
]])
-- add a few elements
list = {
  { name="Jose das Couves", email="jose@couves.com", },
  { name="Manoel Joaquim", email="manoel.joaquim@cafundo.com", },
  { name="Maria das Dores", email="maria@dores.com", },
}
for i, p in pairs (list) do
  res = assert (con:execute(string.format([[
    INSERT INTO people
    VALUES ('%s', '%s')]], p.name, p.email)
  ))
end
-- retrieve a cursor
cur = assert (con:execute"SELECT name, email from people")
-- print all rows, the rows will be indexed by field names
row = cur:fetch ({}, "a")
while row do
  print(string.format("Name: %s, E-mail: %s", row.name, row.email))
  -- reusing the table of results
  row = cur:fetch (row, "a")
end
-- close everything
cur:close()
con:close()
env:close()

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Revision 000002 by steved; created Wed, 05 Jan 2011 12:52:11 +0000

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