DBMS as used in this book is a general term that includes RDBMS.
Before starting with database access through a JSP, make sure you have proper JDBC environment setup along with a database.
For more detail on how to access database using JDBC and its environment setup you can go through our JDBC Tutorial.
// 1) create a java calendar instance Calendar calendar = Instance(); // 2) get a // this date will represent the current instant, or "now". Date now = Time(); // 3) a java current time (now) instance Timestamp(Time()); object to represent the current date and time.
If all you needed to know was how to construct a timestamp with the current date and time, that may be all you need. As you can guess, there is a method to my madness, which you’ll see next.
Otherwise, if the Server Request method is GET and the $_GET array contains an element with the key "wish ID", the values are retrieved from the database by the function get_wish_by_wish_id.