[svlug] MySQL ERD tools?
fabriziobertocci at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 09:27:34 PST 2006
On 1/26/06, Raj Shekhar <rajlist at rajshekhar.net> wrote:
> dbdesigner4 http://www.fabforce.net/dbdesigner4/ . It is an open source
> project and I heard that MySQL acquired it. It is made using delhpi
> programming language and hence the gui will need getting used to. Other
> than its gui, the rest of the features are quite good.
The last time I used dbdesigner4 (3-4 months ago) I had a horrible experience.
When you use it for the first time you are like "wooow that's so cool"...
After few click your frustration level increases... and increases...
... edit fields that don't get the focus...
... buttons that you click and 50% of the time nothing happen....
... dialog boxes with fonts so huge that the controls are hidden
behind (does anybody know that 'testing' includes 'running the program
at least ONCE'?)...
... and finally some random crashes while you're in the middle of your
It was a nice 'excercise for the student', but is incomplete. So if
you want to try it, go ahead, but watch out for those 'glitches'!!
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