SQLAlchemy Core in Python: Getting Started

Learn the fundamentals of SQLAlchemy Core leveraging the popular programing language, Python. In this course, we'll describe SQLAlchemy Core, its advantages, and then use the framework to make a meaningful data query to solve a challenge.
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(17)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 12, 2019
Duration
1h 1m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(17)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 12, 2019
Duration
1h 1m
Description

As a Python data professional, integrating databases into a Python application has traditionally been a tedious and challenging task. In this course, SQLAlchemy Core in Python: Getting Started, you will learn foundational knowledge to query data from a database using SQLAlchemy Core. First, you will learn the core principles of SQLAlchemy Core. Next, you will discover the advantages of SQLAlchemy Core. Finally, you will explore how to effectively and meaningfully query data leveraging SQLAlchemy Core, and that will eventually lead you to solve a fun challenge on your own. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of SQLAlchemy Core needed to integrate a database into your next Python application.

About the author
About the author

Chris' commitment to continuous learning is bolstered by his passions for creative thinking and solving complex problems. Formally educated as a 3D game artist, Chris' self-taught journey into the realm of software engineering has led to over 10 years of industry experience as well as expertise in agile methodologies, project management, stakeholder interactions, object-oriented development, and domain-driven design.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Chris Venturini, and welcome to my course, SQLAlchemy Core in Python: Getting Started. I'm a technologist with over 10 years of industry experience and currently work as an engineering manager for Riot Games. Python has surged to the top of the development charts and its ecosystem around data frameworks has been a major contributor for this rise, and this is why. In this course, we are going to give a brief introduction to the very popular data toolkit in SQLAlchemy Core. Some of the major topics that we will cover include what is SQLAlchemy, the advantages to using it, how to query data with it, and finally, how to aggregate data in a meaningful way using SQLAlchemy. By the end of this course, you'll be presented with a challenge to test your skills to confirm your knowledge as you ascertain which hero did the best in our fictitious game, Heroes of the Endless War. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with general SQL concepts and the Python programming language. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn SQLAlchemy Core with the SQLAlchemy Core in Python: Getting Started course, at Pluralsight.