Apologies. That's pretty fundamental to how all this works. Thank you !
On Monday, April 16, 2018 at 9:53:08 AM UTC-5, Michael Cowen wrote: > > In the model file …/Models/db.py I have the following code > > > > *# Connect to a local postgres instance* > > * db = DAL(**"postgres://user@localhost/DBName"**)* > > > > *# Create some fields* > > * _name * *= Field(**'name'**, * *type=**'string'**, * *length=* > *'256'** )* > > * _author* * = Field(**'author'**, * *type=**'string'**, * *length=* > *'256'** )* > > * _created = Field(**'created'**, type=**'datetime'* * )* > > > > *# Create a table from those fields* > > * db.define_table( **'project_common'**, _name, _author, _created )* > > > > > > > > In the controller default.py I have the following code > > > > *# Connect to a local postgres instance* > > * db = DAL(**"postgres://user@localhost/DBName"**)* > > > > * # Insert or Update the row* > > * db.project_common.update_or_insert( * *\* > > * db.project_common.**name** == _**name**, \* > > * name = _name, * *\* > > * author = _author, * *\* > > * created = _create, * *\* > > * description = _description )* > > > > > > But I get an error the execution of the last statement above ( > *update_or_insert*) saying that *db* does not have an attribute > *project_common* > > > > This feels like one of those posts where I am about to get pounded on for > something so basic. I am new to web2py and comparing it to some other > alternatives. Just making up silly test cases to try and experience it > before deciding what system to use. Seems like a wonderful system that > absolutely blows away PHP development, has similarities to GAE, and > tremendous simplicity to install. Very portable as well. But I am > struggling with some basics of DAL. Thanks for the help > > > -- Resources: - http://web2py.com - http://web2py.com/book (Documentation) - http://github.com/web2py/web2py (Source code) - https://code.google.com/p/web2py/issues/list (Report Issues) --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "web2py-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to web2py+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.