I few months ago, I wrote about using the Django framework with MySQL 8. There are also other Python frameworks that are worth considering. In this blog, I will look at using SQLAlchemy with MySQL 8.
In order for you to be able to use MySQL 8 with SQLAlchemy, you need three pieces of software: MySQL Server, MySQL Connector/Python, and SQLAlchemy. I will go through the installations, then I will look at a code example.
The examples in this blog uses MySQL Server 8.0.15, MySQL Connector/Python 8.0.15, and SQLAlchemy 1.2.18. It should be possible to reuse the instructions with other MySQL versions as well, except in older MySQL versions you …[Read more]