How to fail your deadline? – Starting learning MySQL thinking you can master it in one day!

[#### 1. How to fail your deadline? – Starting learning MySQL thinking you can master it in one day!]

Recently, I touched upon MySQL because I wanted it to be the backend for my incoming Django-based data browser. After 4 days of prolonged fiddling I finally manage to make some notes of its functionality. It is very fast, but equally importantly, very different from Python! The other lesson is that one should allocate enough time for learning when starting a new language (depending on [single linkage distance](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single-linkage_clustering))

Today’s blog will go through:
1. Loading a table into MySQL, be it fixed-width or regularly delimited.
2. Create relations between entries.
3. How to deal with errors, and fix your relationship:

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Python modules are fun, once you understand it


[#Python modules are fun, once you understand it]

#### Brief:
Having the privilege of joining Orengo’s group as a summer student, I feel urged to improve my coding as well as documentation skills. Thus I intend to log my coding and thinking in a series of blog posts, on a weekly basis.

Today’s blog post will cover some basics of organising Python code, in the hope of easing future maintenance. We will go through:

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