DBConnectTester – Demo .NET app for connection string testing

(Updated 10/23/2016)

Level: Beginner

Source Code: https://github.com/vbp-ph/DbConnectTester

Programming Language: VB.NET (2010)

Required Skills: basic understanding of .NET libraries, Sub Procedures

Purpose: Test connection strings

Additional Packages:


This .NET windows form application demonstrate the following

  • Connect to the following database
    • SQL Server
    • Oledb
    • MySQL Database
    • SQLite (updated 10/23/2016)
  • Using Sub
  • How to use Link Label to create a google search link
  • Utilize clipboard

Sample Screenshots

When generating error message:


When connection is successful:


Reference Materials:



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