Python and Database Programming (MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL) — A 3 day course

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This course provides an intensive coverage of database programming with Python, including Python programming aspects of developing specialised database driven web sites.


Attendees are expected to be experienced Python programmers and to have some familiarity with relational databases and SQL, as well as a basic understanding of XML and HTML, and CGI.

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

A schedule of dates for this subject is not currently available. Please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

Courses in this subject are scheduled on an 'ad-hoc' basis. We can arrange a course at our Carshalton centre or on customer site for any client wishing to send two or more delegates on the same course.

For courses at the Carshalton Centre the fee will be:

On-site course fees are as above + expenses recharged at cost.

For a 1:1 course in Carshalton the fee is £1650 + VAT. For a 1:1 on-site course the fee is £1650 + VAT + expenses recharged at cost.

If there are any dates showing below this line, a course has been scheduled and places for individuals are available at £1050. Otherwise, no courses are currently scheduled and the above fees apply.


Overview of Relational Databases and SQL

Overview of lists, strings, tuples and dictionaries

Nested structures - lists of lists, lists of dictionaries, dictionaries of dictionaries

Creating and processing CSV files using Python

Pickling and unpickling

Overview of Object Oriented Python programming

Overview of the Python Database API

Python database modules for MySQL, SQLite and PostgreSQL

Queries in greater depth

Formatting query result data

Overview of Object Relational Modelling and data persistence