agate-sql 0.2.0 (alpha)¶
agate-sql adds SQL read/write support to agate.
pip install agatesql
For details on development or supported platforms see the agate documentation.
You’ll need to have the correct sqlalchemy drivers installed for whatever database you plan to access. For instance, in order to read/write tables in a Postgres database, you’ll also need to
pip install psycopg2.
agate-sql uses a monkey patching pattern to add SQL support to all
import agate import agatesql agatesql.patch()
patch() attaches all the methods of
agate.Table. For example, to import a table named
doctors from a local postgresql database named
hospitals you will use
new_table = agate.Table.from_sql('postgresql:///hospitals', 'doctors')
To save this table back to the database:
The first argument to either function can be any valid sqlalchemy connection string. The second argument must be a database name. (Arbitrary SQL queries are not supported.)
That’s all there is to it.
Patch the features of this library onto agate’s core
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Copyright (c) 2015 Christopher Groskopf and contributors
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