[Setup] SQLAlchemy (how to install)

Dan Jacka danjacka at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 10:13:33 UTC 2012


 > See
 > http://www.packtpub.com/professional-plone-4-development/book#chapter_12

Eugh, sorry. This anchor link doesn't work.

Go to http://www.packtpub.com/professional-plone-4-development/book, 
then 'Table of Contents' tab, then the link to 'Chapter 12: Relational 
Databases' for an overview of that chapter's contents.

On 26/09/12 22:02, Dan Jacka wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 26/09/12 21:45, barnsey123 wrote:
>> I've done a lot of googling and have read some of the sqlalchemy docs
>> but I'm
>> a bit lost.
>>
>> I've performed "easy_install SQLAlchemy" on my Debian box but it has
>> installed it in my "normal" python (2.6) rather than Plone's own
>> Python 2.7
>> installation (obvious I suppose).
>>
>> It installed an egg in the 2.6 directory but not sure where to go from
>> here...I'm guessing that the 2.6egg might not work 100% with python 2.7.
>>
>> Installed
>> */usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/SQLAlchemy-0.7.8-py2.6.egg*
>>
>> I'm hoping to be able to connect to various databases from Plone but not
>> really sure where to start. SQLAlchemy seemed a good bet but it's tough
>> working out what to do...
>>
>> Searching on "download and extend" on plone.org for "databasey" entries
>> doesn't mention SQLAlchemy at all.  (not for 4.x anyway)
>>
>> So, the question is/are:
>>
>> 1. How do I install SQLAlchemy so that it is visible by Plone 4.2?
>> 2. Er...
>> 3. That's it.
>>
>> All help gratefully recieved.
>> Barnsey
>
> SQLAlchemy *is* a good bet!
>
> Get yourself a copy of the Professional Plone 4 Development book. It has
> a chapter guiding you through setting up connections to SQL databases
> via SQLAlchemy (you need the z3c.saconfig package), creating mappings
> between Python classes and your relational tables, and creating forms in
> Plone for manipulating records in the database. Highly recommended.
>
> See
> http://www.packtpub.com/professional-plone-4-development/book#chapter_12
>
> Dan
>



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