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SQLAlchemy quick start
from sqlalchemy.ext.declarative import declarative_base
from sqlalchemy import create_engine
from datetime import datetime, timedelta
from sqlalchemy import Table, Column, Integer, String, DateTime, ForeignKey
from sqlalchemy.orm import relationship, backref
from sqlalchemy.orm import sessionmaker
Base = declarative_base()
class Tag(Base):
__tablename__ = 'tags'
id = Column(Integer, primary_key=True)
name = Column(String(255), unique=True, nullable=False)
def __repr__(self):
return "<Tag (name='%s')>" % (
# connection
engine = create_engine('postgresql://postgres:mysecretpassword@localhost:5432/db01')
# create metadata
# create session
Session = sessionmaker(bind=engine)
session = Session()
# insert data
tag_cool = Tag(name='cool')
tag_car = Tag(name='car')
tag_animal = Tag(name='animal')
session.add_all([tag_animal, tag_car, tag_cool])
# query data
t1 = session.query(Tag).filter( == 'cool').first()
# update entity = 'cool-up'
# delete
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mfekadu commented Feb 2, 2020

Hello @DmitryBe

Thank you so much for this incredibly useful quick-start file because the SQLAlchemy docs are detailed but also overwhelming!

Happy Coding,

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topeolatunji19 commented Mar 18, 2022

Really helpful quickstart. Thank you for your service, it is really appreciated

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