Building Data-Driven Web Apps with Pyramid and SQLAlchemy Transcripts
Chapter: Using SQLAchemy
Lecture: Working with package details

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0:00 So far we've seen our homepage
0:01 is looking really sweet.
0:03 We don't have that much data yet
0:04 but it is data driven
0:06 and this is coming out of the database.
0:07 However, when we pull up the details
0:10 for one of the packages under project/{package_id}
0:13 well the details are not so much.
0:15 So that's what we're going to focus on in this video
0:18 on how to fix this.
0:19 Now, the actual design for this page
0:23 remember, remind you what this looks like
0:29 it looks like this.
0:30 It's got this little install instruction
0:31 whether or not it's the latest version
0:33 the ability to see all the releases
0:35 the details, the homepage, the maintainers
0:39 and so on, and so on.
0:40 All of this stuff.
0:41 It turns out the actual web design to do all that
0:45 would take quite a while
0:46 and we already spent a ton of time
0:47 back in the adding design
0:50 after the bootstrap chapter that we already did
0:53 on the homepage and this is really pretty similar.
0:55 So what I'm going to do is just quickly talk you through
0:57 what we got here. So here is some more html.
1:00 We're using the same, sort of, hero concept.
1:03 This time we've got that little install bit.
1:06 Whether or not it's the latest release
1:08 and how to switch from that. Same little stats.
1:11 Here instead of having the numbers though, we have the summary.
1:14 And the maintainers and we have the side bar
1:17 navigation thing. And then somewhere down here
1:20 we have the project details.
1:22 And we're using structured output html like stuff.
1:25 Now if this was just marked down
1:27 to be real easy to convert it to html
1:29 and actually show it properly formatted
1:31 but because most of it's restructured text
1:33 and I haven't found a good library for that
1:36 I just threw it into a pre
1:37 so we can just read it, all right.
1:39 So it's not going to be perfect but it's close enough.
1:42 So with this in place, you think we could load it up
1:44 but in fact, if I rerun it here
1:49 it's going to run into some problems.
1:50 'Cause we don't have the data.
1:52 Right so wait hold up, we need the actual package object
1:54 from the database. You just gave us a fake name.
1:57 This is not really the package object.
1:59 Our goal will be to implement the data access layer
2:03 and pass the right amount data over
2:05 make this view happy, right.
2:07 So working our package service and our controller.