Tutorial: Using Xcode and ODBC with Adaptive Server Anywhere 9.0.1 on Mac OS X
This tutorial shows you how to create a Cocoa application with Xcode on Mac OS X that queries the contact table in the Adaptive Server Anywhere sample database (asademo.db). The sample application allows you to move through the contact table with a bi-directional cursor and save changes to Street and Zip data.
The document does not describe how to code with ODBC or how to code in Objective-C, C, or C++; there are many resources available to assist you with these topics. Rather, this document helps you build an Xcode project by putting together the required components within the IDE.
Instructions are provided for two versions of this tutorial: a quick start version that allows you to run the project right away, and a step-by-step version that takes you through the steps for creating a new Cocoa project.
- SQL Anywhere Studio 9.0.1 for Mac OS X, or later
- Mac OS X 10.3, or later
- Xcode version 1.1
Before you begin
Setting up the ODBC environment
Quick start tutorial
Creating a new project in Xcode
Adding code to the project
Adding files to the project
Adding resources to the project
Configuring the target
Building and running the project