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Data Modeling a StarWars Blog

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Important: To do this activity, you need to fork this repo into your Github account and then open the forked repo on Gitpod.

Inside the src/models.py file you will find a couple of classes describing an example database.

Here is a 4min video explaining what UML is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UI6lqHOVHic

We are going to be creating the Entity Relationship Diagram for your StarWars Blog Database, a very similar diagram to this one:

Starwars Diagram Click to open diagram

πŸ”₯ You can use this FREE tool to practice your diagram for the first time: https://app.quickdatabasediagrams.com/#/d/

πŸ’» Installation

  1. Get inside the environment $ pipenv shell

  2. Install all dependencies $ pipenv install

  3. Generate de diagram as many times as you need $ python src/models.py

  4. Open the file diagram.png to check out your UML diagram!

πŸ“ Instructions

Your Job is to update the src/models.py file with the code needed to replicate the StarWars data model.

The project is using the SQLAlchemy Python library to generate the database.

  • Your project must have a table User that will represent your blog users.
  • Your blog users will be able to login and save their favorite planets and characters.
  • The database should store the user favorites.
  • The database should store characters and planets.
  • What other tables do you think a blog like this might have?
  • What properties should go inside the user? or inside the Character or Favorite table?
  • What are the relationships between those tables?
  • Please add at least 4 models with all of their properties.
  • Generate the diagram.png file at the end by running $ python3 models.py on the console.

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