Python is one of the most commonly used programming languages in the world. Due to the flexibility of the language it is used for a wide range of use cases such as: web application development, data science, machine learning, video games, etc.
A large percentage of applications interact with databases. From embedded SQLite databases to Postgres clusters databases are commonplace.
The Python community established a standard interface for interacting the databases with Python known as the DB-API. Learning to use the DB-API opens up a world of database options.
In this learning path you'll learn:
The components of the DB-API.
- Explain Connection objects
- Explain Cursor objects
- Explain Query parameters
Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.