Oracle Connect thru register driver
I have been using the Oracle .jar files to connect the IDE (Netbeans and Eclipse). Using the jar files did help me through many personal projects I have accomplished. But I was wondering.
1.) Is there an alternative way to connect the Oracle DB without the use of the .jar files. What I am to avoid is the lib folder created during building the project.
2.) If there was a way, what could be the advantages and disadvantages between using the .jar files than the alternative way.
3.) And in any way, which will you prefer most in particular, deployment, performance, and errorless issues.