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Aaron Banerjee
Aaron Banerjee
6,876 Points

class Meta in python databases


class Meta:
   database =db

allow us to control any new instances added to a the models table based on what the fields require? if not, what does the the meta class and database =db do

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

The class Meta gives special instructions to the class constructor when creating this class. In flask, the Model base class includes methods for creating and saving instances of this class to a database. This requires knowing which database to use. Since the database isn't part of the class itself, this class constructor information is provided through the special Meta class.

Post back if you need more information. Good luck!!