[IPython-dev] SQLite kernel
mgadbois at gmail.com
Mon May 5 14:28:14 EDT 2014
Good to know! i can wait, this seems promising.
On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 12:04 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> On 5 May 2014 08:00, Martin Gadbois <mgadbois at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would like to develop a SQLite kernel for IPython.
>> Keyword, table and column completion would help building queries, and a
>> dynamic output could resize text columns and have a proper notebook table
>> To achieve that, I see two main directions:
>> 1- Have an external kernel (like
>> coded in Python since there are no 0MQ bindings for SQLite.
>> 2- Extend IPython itself to support SQLite, since I will need to write
>> Python code anyway to support SQLite.
> We're actually planning to refactor the IPython kernel machinery in the
> next few weeks to make it easier to write kernels in Python. Once this is
> done, you'll be able to create a new kernel by inheriting from a class in
> IPython, and defining methods for execution and completion. So unless you
> need to do it urgently, I'd recommend waiting for that infrastructure, and
> then it will be quite simple.
> Best wishes,
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