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

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

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)

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

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

Working with WTForms and Oracle REST Database Services (ORDS) APIs

Current Flask application, made presentable by using Bootstrap for HTML and CSS

Welcome Back The title pretty much speaks for itself, and if you’ve been following along, you’d know that I’m working on a demo application that uses Flask (a web application microframework) connected to my Oracle Autonomous Database (ADB) via Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) APIs. One of Flask’s strengths is that it allows you to … Read more

Updating VARCHAR2 fields in Oracle Database Actions

Update I’ve run into more problems with this python/flask/ords/adb app idea of mine. Turns out I’m too [developer] dumb to do some of the things that I’d originally envisioned. Now that I’ve become more familiar with python, flask, the Oracle Autonomous Database, and our Database Tools (like ORDS and Database Actions), I’m realizing that I … Read more

Add Primary and Foreign Keys to your Oracle Autonomous Database

I’m not a Database Administrator, but I feel as though I may be slowly evolving into one… In a previous post, I left myself the task of correcting the html on a proposed Python/Flask/ORDS/Autonomous Database application. My then next step was to add a search bar (which I did): Although this was a small step … Read more

Project Overview: python – flask – ORDS – Autonomous Database

Update For the past week and a half I’ve been immersed in learning how python and flask interact with each other so a developer can create a quick/crude web application. I’ve also spent time becoming more familiar with virtual environments (as they pertain to python + flask), jinja, and WTForms (I’m sure I’m forgetting other … Read more