Re: python question

Hi,

SQLAlchemy seems to have the most features.
It's the default ORM for the TurboGears framework.

--Jim

----- Original Message -----
From: Octavian Rasnita <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2008 11:50 AM
Subject: Re: python question


> Ok, thanks.
>
> Even though it requires a few more keywords, at least it doesn't require
> quoting the keys of the dictionary.
>
> I am searching for information about a good ORM in python, but what I
found
> so far wasn't too impressive.
> Does anyone know a really good ORM in python like DBIx::Class or
> Rose::DB::Object in perl?
>
> I found that for python there are more ORMS like: SQLObject, Axiom, Bazaar
> ORM, DbObj, Dejavu, forgetSQL, MiddleKit, Modeling Object-Relational
Bridge,
> Object Relational Membrame, PyDo, SQLAlchemy, Storm... which of them do
you
> think it is the best?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Octavian
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jamal Mazrui" <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2008 12:45 AM
> Subject: Re: python question
>
>
> > Here is a Python 3 version.
> > Jamal
> >
> > d = dict(John = 40, Michael = 40, Joe = 30)
> > l = sorted(d.keys(), reverse = True)
> > l = sorted(l, key = lambda k: d[k])
> > for k in l: print(k + ', ' + str(d[k]))
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 17 Dec 2008, Octavian
> > Rasnita wrote:
> >
> >> Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 22:52:20 +0200
> >> From: Octavian Rasnita <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> Reply-To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: Re: python question
> >>
> >> Thank you for your answer, but I couldn't run it with python 3.
> >>
> >> I have re-formatted the print statement which in python 3 is a
function,
> >> but
> >> I don't know how to solve the other error that appeared.
> >>
> >> The code is:
> >>
> >> hash = {'John': 40, 'Michael': 40, 'Joe': 30}
> >> keys = sorted(hash.keys(), reverse = True)
> >> keys = sorted(keys, lambda x, y: cmp(hash[x], hash[y]))
> >> for key in keys: print(key + ', ' + str(hash[key]))
> >>
> >> And the error is:
> >>
> >> Traceback (most recent call last):
> >> File "srt.py", line 3, in <module>
> >> keys = sorted(keys, lambda x, y: cmp(hash[x], hash[y]))
> >> TypeError: must use keyword argument for key function
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >> Octavian
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Jamal Mazrui" <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 10:18 PM
> >> Subject: RE: python question
> >>
> >>
> >> > I'm not an advanced Python user, so there may be more efficient or
> >> > elegant
> >> > solutions.  The code below is a Python 2.5 equivalent.
> >> >
> >> > Jamal
> >> >
> >> > hash = {'John': 40, 'Michael': 40, 'Joe': 30}
> >> > keys = sorted(hash.keys(), reverse = True)
> >> > keys = sorted(keys, lambda x, y: cmp(hash[x], hash[y]))
> >> > for key in keys: print key + ', ' + str(hash[key])
> >> >
> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> > From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> > [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Octavian
> >> > Rasnita
> >> > Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 8:40 AM
> >> > To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> > Subject: Re: python question
> >> >
> >> > The Windows msi installer for python from python.org contains a chm
> >> > help
> >> > file for python 3, or at least this is how it is named.
> >> >
> >> > I haven't started to read it though.
> >> >
> >> > But I have a question regarding python.
> >> >
> >> > I have started to read the book "Perl to python migration" hoping to
> >> > understand it better, but I am pretty confused of how python does the
> >> > sorting, or at least about how it is explained in that book that
might
> >> > be
> >> > old, because it talks about python 2.0.
> >> >
> >> > For example, if I have a perl hash, or python dictionary like:
> >> >
> >> > my %hash = (Joe => 30, John => 40, Michael => 40);
> >> >
> >> > and I want to sort it for example by the values of the hashin
> >> > increasing
> >> > order, then by the keys of the hash in decreasing order, in perl I
> >> > would
> >> > need to do just:
> >> >
> >> > foreach my $key(sort {$hash{$a} <=> $hash{$b} or $b cmp $a} keys
%hash)
> >> > {
> >> > print "$key, $hash{$key}\n"; }
> >> >
> >> > This would print:
> >> > Joe, 30
> >> > Michael, 40
> >> > John, 40
> >> >
> >> > Can you tell me how to do this in python? I hope there are newer ways
> >> > of
> >> > doing this more easier than what I read in that book.
> >> >
> >> > And I would also like to know which is the prefered ORM, the prefered
> >> > templating systems, form manager(s), web framework... (although I
think
> >> > it
> >> > is Zope), so if you have used them, please tell me.
> >> >
> >> > Octavian
> >> >
> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> > From: <james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 2:29 PM
> >> > Subject: RE: python question
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> Hi,
> >> >> Along those lines, does anyone know if any of the Python
documentation
> >> > on
> >> >> http://www.nonvisualdevelopment.org talks about 3.0?
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks.
> >> >>
> >> >> Jim
> >> >>
> >> >> James D Homme, Usability Engineering, Highmark Inc.,
> >> >> james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx, 412-544-1810
> >> >>
> >> >> "The difference between those who get what they wish for and those
who
> >> >> don't is action. Therefore, every action you take is a complete
> >> >> success,regardless of the results." -- Jerrold Mundis
> >> >> Highmark internal only: For usability and accessibility:
> >> >> http://highwire.highmark.com/sites/iwov/hwt093/
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