This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
RazorSQL 5, an SQL editor, database query tool, database browser, and database administration tool for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux, is now available. Using RazorSQL, users can query, edit, browse, and manage all major databases from one tool. RazorSQL supports over 30 databases, examples of which include the following: Apache Derby, DB2, Firebird, FrontBase, H2, HSQLDB, Informix, JavaDB, MS Access, MySQL, OpenBase, Oracle, Pervasive, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Sybase SQL Anywhere, SQL Server, Sybase and Teradata. Connect to other databases via JDBC or ODBC (Windows only). Users can also use the built in relational database engine for their database needs.
Some of the main features contained in RazorSQL are visual tools for creating, editing, describing, altering, dropping, and viewing database objects such as tables, views, indexes, procedures, functions, and triggers; tools for importing and exporting data in various formats such as MS Excel, delimited files, SQL insert statements, HTML, XML, and text; a database browser for the viewing of database objects and structures; search tools for searching for database objects and database data, tools for building SQL queries and generating SQL and DDL, a SQL formatting tool, SQL history tracking and and SQL favorites tool for storing frequently used SQL statements, and a robust programming editor and query tool with support for SQL, PL/SQL, TransactSQL, SQL PL, PHP, Java, XML, HTML, and many other programming languages that features tools for searching and replacing data, programmable macros, coding sidekicks for various programming languages, a file system browser, function and method browsers, and much more.
New features in version 5 include SQL generation tools for generating SQL select, update, insert, and delete statements for selected query results; a database object search tool for searching for database objects such as tables, views, indexes, procedures, functions, and triggers; an enhanced database data search tool that allows users to search for data across multiple database tables; enhanced Oracle PL/SQL and SQL Server Transact-SQL auto completion options; various programming tools from the EditRocket source code editor such as HTML, CSS, and XML validators, PHP, Perl, Python, and Ruby tools, and much more. Version 5 also includes enhancements for existing tools such as the data import and export tools, SQL editor, and database browser, as well as usability enhancements to increase productivity. See the change log link below for detailed information on the changes made in version 5.
Versions of RazorSQL are available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Solaris.
RazorSQL 5 is available for immediate download at http://www.razorsql.com. Pricing of RazorSQL starts at $69.95 USD for a single user, and tiered discounts are offered for multiple license purchases.