Using TinyDB with Python

When writing your python code, you will undoubtedly find yourself in the situation where you need to store some structured data. You could just write the data to a file, but that data might take a bit of work to parse later on. Setting up a MySQL server takes a bit of work, and might be overkill for what you are trying to do. Today we will discuss how to use TinyDB in your python application to store structured data in JSON format.  And then easily retrieve that data without any fancy coding gymnastics What Read more […]

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How to install SQL Express

If you need a database engine to use with your application on the windows platform, SQL Express is probably the easiest option.  Today I will cover how to install SQL Express manually.  Then I will cover a more automated way to install SQL Express. What is SQL Express? Before we begin, lets talk about what SQL Express is. SQL Express is a limited version of MS SQL. You get all of the basic functionality, but none of the cost. You don’t get access to SQL agent, which you would use for scheduling Read more […]