Category Archives: SQLEditor

SQLEditor javascript plugins

There is some new sample code for writing javascript plugins on our shiny new organisation github page: https://github.com/malcolmhardie-software/SQLitePluginJavascript

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SQLEditor 3.0 release

SQLEditor 3.0 is ready! I’ve feel like I’ve been working on this for ages, so I’m really happy that it’s now ready. The most visible change is the new user interface, which has been merged into a single window. Single … Continue reading

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SVG Explanations

Working on SQLEditor SVG improvements (arriving soon in 3.0), and found this excellent series of articles by Sara Soueidnn on several of the details. So SQLEditor in future will be using the same object icons in SVG as are drawn in the … Continue reading

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SQLEditor 2.7 – the customizable object palette

The newest and latest feature to arrive in SQLEditor 2.7 [55MB Zip] is a customizable object palette. For a long time, the object palette in SQLEditor has looked like this: There were three fixed objects, that could be dragged from the … Continue reading

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SQLEditor 2.5 – now with native database drivers and process separation

I’m really happy to say that SQLEditor 2.5 [60MB zip] has just been released. This has some interesting new features that have been in development for some time. Native database drivers have been something I’ve been hoping to support for ages, while … Continue reading

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SQLEditor, SVG and Cocoa

One of the new features in the latest SQLEditor 2.1 beta release  (v2.1.0b2, about 5.7MB) is SVG export. This allows you to create a diagram in SQLEditor and then export it to SVG format. SVG format is a vector diagram format … Continue reading

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Using NSDockTile for debug info

Often when I’m working on an app or something I end up running several different versions of it in a short period of time. There’s usually some bug that I’m trying to fix and I want to make sure that … Continue reading

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Versions, validateMenuItem: and NSMenuItem

If you find when developing in 10.7 that you get a versions menu with a NSMenuItem as one of the items, it might be worth checking to see whether you’re correctly using validateMenuItem: This problem may happen if you return … Continue reading

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SQLEditor upgrades

One of the big questions I’ve been thinking about recently is how to price upgrades for SQLEditor. So far upgrades have all been free as 1.0 became 1.1 and eventually 1.7. But with the new 2.0 release appearing soon, the … Continue reading

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Lion Released

Lion is released! Things seem to be going well. SQLEditor appears to work correctly. There is one identified issue which means that you cannot register the app for all users of a machine. Each user must register the app separately … Continue reading

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SQLEditor and OS X 10.7/Lion

The release of OS X 10.7 Lion is approaching very fast and the question must be: is SQLEditor compatible? The answer is that I expect that SQLEditor will be compatible with OS X 10.7 when it is released in July. … Continue reading

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SQLEditor Diff Support: A Sneak Peak

Development work is continuing on SQLEditor, and I thought I’d post a sneak peak of some features that will be arriving fairly soon. Today the feature is Diff support. Yes, it’s something that people have been asking for and something … Continue reading

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SQLEditor now zip file not a dmg

In a change that will probably affect almost nobody at all, SQLEditor is now being distributed with a zip file rather than a dmg as the default download. Why? Zip files are simpler to create It prevents the problem of … Continue reading

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Drizzle JDBC supports MySQL

I came across the Drizzle JDBC driver today, which seems very interesting Most interesting though, is that it supports MySQL and it is BSD licensed. This could solve some of the licensing problems that applications like SQLEditor run into. I’m … Continue reading

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SQLEditor + Django

Good news everyone… the new Django plugin for SQLEditor is now available. It allows you to import, edit and export Django model classes with SQLEditor. Django Plugin Page There are some limitations still, in particular it doesn’t support all of … Continue reading

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SQLEditor 1.6 final

So, if you’ve seen SQLEditor recently, you’ll hopefully have seen that there is a new version out: version 1.6. This got released just at the beginning of December 2009 1.6 is something that I’ve been working on now for a … Continue reading

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SQLEditor 1.6

The SQLEditor 1.6 public beta has been available now for about 3 weeks and I’m getting more hopeful about a final candidate release. SQLEditor 1.6 is required for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard support, but because major sections needed … Continue reading

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SQLEditor 1.4.4 Released

SQLEditor 1.4.4 was just released on Tuesday, the main feature improvement is the support for compound foreign keys. I posted a bit about this before and the final version is pretty much the same as I described. Unfortunately there were … Continue reading

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SQLEditor: Compound Foreign Keys

The newest version of SQLEditor (1.4.4b1) now has support for compound foreign keys. This is something that people have been asking about for a while now, so I’m pleased that it got included. There are some things that may need … Continue reading

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SQLEditor 1.4.3b3

So, it’s coming up to the holidays, but there is time for another SQLEditor release. 1.4.3b3 (snappy numbering, yes?) is pretty much a bug fix release. I think that the index creation problems that were happening have now been fixed, … Continue reading

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