[Tutor] sqlite3 question

Ken G. beachkidken at gmail.com
Wed May 23 19:16:34 CEST 2012

On 05/23/2012 12:51 PM, Joel Goldstick wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 12:11 PM, Khalid Al-Ghamdi<emailkgnow at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> hi all,
>> I'm using Python 3 and have read that you need sqlite to be installed to use
>> the sqlite3 module, but when it is imported it seems to work ok. so, do you
>> need to install it? also, when you create the database where is it saved?
>> thanks
> Here's one of the top listings from google for sqlite3 python
> http://greeennotebook.com/2010/06/how-to-use-sqlite3-from-python-introductory-tutorial/
> See that the database is kept in the file /home/user/mydatabase.db
>>>> import sqlite3
>>>> mydatabase="/home/user/.mydatabase.db"
>>>> connection=sqlite3.connect(mydatabase)
>>>> cursor=connection.cursor()
>>>> cursor.execute('CREATE TABLE mytable (Id INTEGER PRIMARY KEY, Date TEXT, Entry TEXT)')
> <sqlite3.Cursor object at 0xb7cd7140>
>>>> connection.commit()
>>>> cursor.close()
>>>> quit()
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