a couple days ago, Devart, software development company, has released
the 6.0 Beta Version of its MySQL GUI tool – dbForge
Studio for MySQL .
latest version is jam-packed with completely new features. Let's take
a look at some of the few most significant, and explore the
database objects can be renamed without thinking about
consequences - the application will generate an update script and
you'll only have to execute it to update links to the renamed object
in the whole database.
builder with support of DML statements and usability improvements
with queries was improved.
Completion feature now offers completely new possibilities. Devart
team has done a great job to provide a
stunning ease of use and effectiveness of code
completion for MySQL database, as it
previously did in its tools for SQL Server and Orcale.
data report delivery
improvement allows delivering generated
reports to the requested destination using one of available methods
- e-mail, ftp, or shared folder.
Templates feature was renamed to Code Snippets. New Snippets Manager
allows adding new snippets and editing existing ones.
window docking system
can perform different tasks on several monitors at once using one
has followed the Microsoft tendency to change application
appearance. That's why they decided to add
Metropolis and VS2010 skins to give application a
export to SQL statements
database object editors
features in the data comparison tool
of MySQL pluggable authentication when creating a connection to
of Windows authentication when creating a connection to MySQL server
you are impressed well enough download
Studio for MySQL Beta
don't forget to leave your feedback.
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