CS and SE students at UW-Platteville: see the MSDNAA instructions to see how to get a free copy of VS.NET.
Note a WebBrowser component can provide a simple way to display reports. Format your output using HTML and then load it into a WebBrowser component. See the HTML tools page for notes on creating simple tables.
jar xf mysql-connect.jarSee mysql-connect/README.txt for basic instructions.