Hello MySQL World in Python
Additional Python Facilities example from a Well House Consultants training course
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Source code: sql1.py Module: Y115
""" Python to MySQL using mysql-python from Sourceforge
This is a very simple demonstration of the Python to
MySQL interface downloaded and installed from the above
If you have a database and table already set up for test
purposes, you should be able to adopt this code to work.
db.query("""SELECT agent, street, town, phone FROM agents""")
r = db.store_result()
row = r.fetch_row()
if not row: break
note = """
Note - issues that may arise:
1. MySQL version dependencies and supported versions.
See distribution for full details but you may need to
if you don't have the threadsafe libraries.
2. If you have older libraries / newer MySQL, you may
need to set old_password - see link from
3. You need the Python development environment installed
in order to load the MySQL / Python drivers.
4. store_result pulls back the whole result set internally
and you may prefer to call up use_result instead
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