Psycopg2, a PostgreSQL adapter for Python, implements the Python Database API Specification v2.0, acting as a bridge between Python applications and PostgreSQL databases. It leverages the libpq library, the official PostgreSQL C interface, to facilitate efficient communication. Psycopg2 provides a robust set of features, including transaction management, and support for PostgreSQL-specific data types. Its implementation of the Python DB API ensures seamless integration, enabling developers to execute SQL queries and transactions with precision in Python applications.
Read on to see how it works using a variety of examples.