newbie dbase dataaccess

David Hurt davehurt at flash.net
Fri Apr 28 22:25:43 CEST 2000


Take a loot at MetaKit  http://www.equi4.com, I believe

In article <rd6ce8.ss8.ln at dorian.georks.de>, "Georg Hammerbacher" 
<don.limpio at gmx.net> wrote:
>Hello Anders,
>
>thanks for your guess.
>
>The thing inside my head is to write an adressmanager
>- which is the *central* adressbook
>- who works under Windows and Linux
>- has an GUI Interface
>this are the features for the beginning.
>
>my dream is (under the GPL licence), to expand this piece of software and
>integrate the good Features of MS-Outlook and Lotus Organizer. (comments are
>welcome)
>
>I´ve found "gadfly" for databasing. Is it really so good as it seems??
>
>Thanks
>Georg
>
>
>Anders M Eriksson <anders.eriksson at morateknikutveckling.se> schrieb in im
>Newsbeitrag: mtiigskn8uumhk94rklnr2fdealunasoot at 4ax.com...
>> On Thu, 27 Apr 2000 11:40:46 +0200, "Georg Hammerbacher"
>> <don.limpio at gmx.net> wrote:
>>
>> >Hello everybody,
>> >
>>
>> Hello Georg!
>>
>> >I´m just new in programming Python and now I want to make my own personal
>> >adressmanager with a simple dBase-file.
>> >How can I get access to it or where can I find more info´s about using
>> >dbase-files within Python?
>> >
>> First: Why do you want to use dBASE as the database format?
>>
>> I haven't found any good dBASE interface for Python. So if you want to
>> use the dBASE format you need to use ODBC and then you hopefully are
>> on a computer that runs unders Windows NT/98.
>>
>> If you don't NEED to use dBASE then look at
>> http://www.python.org/topics/database/ here you will find alot of info
>> about how to use Python for accessing databases....
>>
>> // Anders
>>
>
>



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