Re: CLI Addressbook
On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 01:14:13AM -0800, Amit Uttamchandani wrote:
> > I always used postgresql and just did standard SQL queries, until I
> > wrote a python front-end.
> > Good way to learn SQL?
> > Before that, I just used a plain-text file. Each record is a
> > paragraph, separated by blank lines. Use standard / to search in
> > less or vim.
> > I suppose the best tool depends on the number of contacts and the
> > type of queries you wan to make.
> That is actually a good idea. I love python and this could be a very
> interesting small project. So you built a GUI using PyGTK or something
> like that?
No. plain standard readline. Could use ncurses. I don't do GUI.
Note that the python part was just a front-end to the postgresql
database. I didn't have to worry about storing and retreiving any data.