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2PyGreSQL Programming Information
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6The DB-API compliant interface (pgdb module)
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9.. meta::
10   :description: The DB-API compliant interface (pgdb module)
11   :keywords: PyGreSQL, pgdb, DB-API, PostGreSQL, Python
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13.. sectnum::
14.. contents:: Contents
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17Introduction
18============
19You may either choose to use the
20`"classic" PyGreSQL interface <pg.html>`_
21provided by the `pg` module or else the
22`DB-API 2.0 compliant interface <pgdb.html>`_
23provided by the `pgdb` module.
24
25`DB-API 2.0 <http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0249.html>`_
26(Python Database API Specification v2.0)
27is a specification for connecting to databases (not only PostGreSQL)
28from Python that has been developed by the Python DB-SIG in 1999.
29
30The following documentation covers only the newer `pgdb` API.
31
32The authoritative programming information for the DB-API is availabe at
33  http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0249.html
34
35A tutorial like introduction to the DB-API can be found at
36  http://www2.linuxjournal.com/lj-issues/issue49/2605.html
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38
39The pgdb module
40===============
41.. note:: This section of the documentation still needs to be written.
42
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