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Python SQLAlchemy Basics Working with SQLAlchemy Analyzing the Movie Database

Hi Please can you help me with this task. I think my code is correct for this one but

I think i'm missing something small and i can't pick it up. I'd really appreciate help on this one.

models.py
from sqlalchemy import create_engine, Column, Integer, String
from sqlalchemy.ext.declarative import declarative_base
from sqlalchemy.orm import sessionmaker


engine = create_engine(sqlite:///movies.db, echo=False)
Session = sessionmaker(bind=engine)
session = Session()
Base = declarative_base()


class Movie(Base):
    __tablename__ = movies

    id = Column(Integer, primary_key=True)
    movie_title = Column(String)
    genre = Column(String)

the_movies = session.query(Movie).filter('Movie.movie_title').like('%The%')

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,464 Points

The Movie.movie_title isn’t a string. It’s a model attribute reference. The like(“%The%”) is a method directly attached to the attribute reference with a dot. The add a count() method to the end of that.

All together it should pass.

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