Python + RDBM framework?

Larry Bates larry.bates at`
Sat Jun 14 19:43:52 CEST 2008

bukzor wrote:
> It seems that whenever I have an application that uses a database
> (MySQL) I end up writing a database framework from scratch. Is there
> some accepted pre-existing project that has done this?
> I see Django, but that seems to have a lot of web-framework that I
> don't (necessarily) need. I just want to have my objects go in and out
> of the database in a consistent manner without writing a ton of code.
> Can you just use the database part without making a full-blow web app?
> I see Zope, but that doesn't use MySQL (as far as I can tell), which
> I've invested a lot of time learning to use and optimize. Also, my
> manager wants to be able to log into a MySQL prompt and be able to
> look at the data.
> --Buck

Zope definitely has MySQL interface, but if you think Django is a lot then Zope 
is even more.  If I'm understanding your correctly what you want is ORM/  These 
links should help:


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