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python-mysqlHow can I access MySQL using Python?

To access MySQL using Python, you can use a library called mysql.connector. This library allows you to connect to a MySQL database, execute SQL queries, and manage transactions.

Example code

import mysql.connector

mydb = mysql.connector.connect(


Output example

<mysql.connector.connection.MySQLConnection object at 0x7f7e5e2b3a90>

The code above consists of four parts:

  1. import mysql.connector: This imports the mysql.connector library so that it can be used in the code.
  2. mydb = mysql.connector.connect: This creates a connection object called mydb that is used to connect to the MySQL database.
  3. host="localhost", user="yourusername", passwd="yourpassword": These three parameters specify the connection details for the MySQL database. host is the address of the MySQL server, user is the username used to log in to the database, and passwd is the password used to log in to the database.
  4. print(mydb): This prints out the connection object mydb so that you can see if the connection was successful.

If the connection is successful, the output should be a MySQLConnection object.

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