The following topics describe the programming features available for SQL applications in general. Specific information on
programming for a particular preprocessor is contained in the topics covering the use of that preprocessor.
Embedded SQL Instructions on how to embed SQL statements into your programs.
Host Variables The purpose of host variables, how to declare them, and how to use them in your SQL applications.
Cursors The purpose of cursors, how to declare them, and how to use them in SQL applications.
Data Structures The purpose and use of the SQLCA and SQLDA data structures available for SQL applications.
Dynamic SQL An explanation of how dynamic SQL works, and a description of its purpose, advantages, and use.