[BangPypers] Simple python database library

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 16:10:56 CET 2010

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 7:46 PM, Pradeep Gowda <pradeep at btbytes.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 8:28 AM, Anand Chitipothu <anandology at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Aaargh, few hours after I decide that I run into this. From an intent
>>> perspective it is much more consistent with what I was looking for -
>>> http://www.pauldeden.com/2009/01/edendb-thin-flexible-and-fast-python.html
>>> The sample usage is listed here
>>> http://code.google.com/p/edendb/
>> web.db is more elegant than that.
> Excellent! Anand.
> Evidently the "web" part of web.py makes people underestimate the
> power and compactness of web.py
> A simple scan through the web.db module [1] would have given all the
> information  about
> - abstraction -- Tables are objects, column data is accessible via dot
> operator. So, a very nice abstraction.
> - supports all the databases he wanted  [mysql, pg, sqlite, oracle,
> firebird AND mssql]
> The syntax is definitely more pythonic and self-explanatory than  edendb.
> And unlike edendb [from what i can i tell from the one blog post],
> web.py is used in production by scores of sites.[..]

Yes. At the very least, web.db is older and more mature than edendb.
I'm confused Dhananjay. What exactly were you looking for that web.db
didn't provide which edendb did whe you evaluated the former?


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