Oracle Database REST APIs and Apple Automator Folder Actions

The plan was to create an ORACLE REST endpoint and then POST a CSV file to that auto-REST enabled table (you can see how I did that here, in section two of my most recent article). But, instead of doing this manually, I wanted to automate this POST request using Apple’s Automator application… Me…two paragraphs … Read more

Python and the Oracle Autonomous Database: Three Ways to Connect

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Watch the deep dive videos: Part I Part II Part III …incoming Welcome back I finally had a break in my PM duties to share a small afternoon project [I started a few weeks ago]. I challenged myself to a brief Python coding exercise. I wanted to develop some code that allowed me to connect … Read more

Where to learn SQL: a Slack message

What follows is a response I sent via Slack to one of our newest UX Designers. She comes to us by way of another sister business unit within Oracle. She was looking for some resources on where to learn/get better acquainted with SQL (Which for a UX and/or UI designer, I think is a really … Read more

Using Python Pandas to turn ISO Country Codes into a string to use as values for a SQL Query

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Summary, code, resources Problem While querying a table (based on this dataset) with SQL, you realize one of your columns uses 3-character ISO Country Codes. However, some of these 3-character codes aren’t countries but geographical regions or groups of countries, in addition to the actual country codes. How can you filter out rows so you are left … Read more

More fun with Medium story stats, JSON, Python, Pandas, and Oracle SQL Developer Web

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That’s right; I’m back again for yet another installment of this ongoing series dedicated to working with Medium.com story stats. I first introduced this topic in a previous post. Maybe you saw it. If not, you can find it here. Recap My end goal was to gather all story stats from my Medium account and … Read more

Fun with Python GET requests, Medium stats, and the Oracle Autonomous Database

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I feel so silly for posting this because you’ll quickly realize that I will have to leave things unfinished for now. But I was so excited that I got something to work, that I had to share! If you’ve been following along, you know you can always find me here. But I do try my best … Read more

Oracle REST APIs: A LiveLabs review

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Recently Jeff and I were invited by the Oracle Developers and Developer Relations teams to do a walkthrough of a LiveLabs workshop, “How to Build Powerful and Secure REST APIs for Your Oracle Autonomous Database.” We spent about 90 minutes moving through selected labs in the workshop. Luckily they recorded it for us; you can … Read more

Python POST requests three ways with Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS)

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The simple POST request It was bugging me that I couldn’t perform a simple Python POST request to an ORDS REST-enabled table. I don’t mean to convey that this isn’t possible. Up until very recently, I wasn’t able to do this. Luckily I had a few hours free, so I took to the docs to … Read more

Flask, Python, ORDS, and Oracle CloudWorld 2022

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Python, Flask, and ORDS Restaurants Web Application update If you’ve been following along, then you are probably aware of the python/flask/ORDS journey that I’ve embarked on. If not, you can read up on the overview here. The idea was to take local restaurant health inspection scores (aka Sanitary grades) and present the data to a … Read more

Python + Folium + Oracle REST APIs (aka ORDS)

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Willkommen I stumbled upon a new [to me] python library called Folium. It’s a mapping tool that enables python developers (or is it programmers, which is less offensive?) to visualize data on a Leaflet map. About folium Folium makes it easy to visualize data that’s been manipulated in Python on an interactive leaflet map. It … Read more