Programming with Python and PostgreSQL

Talk Type: 
90 Minute Mini-Tutorial
Track: 
Application development
Technical Level: 
Beginner
License: 
Creative Commons - Attribution Only

You know Python and want to connect to a PostgreSQL database? Or you know PostgreSQL and want to get into Python? We'll help you get started.

This is a gentle introduction for those who are new to Python or PostgreSQL or both about accessing a PostgreSQL database from Python programs.

- choosing a driver
- connecting to a database
- running queries
- processing results
- managing data types
- error handling
- advanced features

And I'll show you how to get started with PL/Python.