[Lazarus] Visual database design software

Leslie Kaye les.kaye at couchmansfarm.plus.com
Thu May 28 16:27:04 CEST 2009

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been using Dezign for Database v2.5.2 for years, but it's
> getting a bit dated now. I know newer versions exist, but it's rather
> expensive.
>   http://opensoft.homeip.net/~graemeg/dezign_for_databases.png
> Has anybody created something like this using Lazarus, or even thought
> about creating something like this. I think it will be a nice future
> extension to Lazarus Data Desktop.
> What software do you guys use to design your databases? Yes I know I
> can use gEdit, Notepad and pen & paper, but what's the fun in that.
> Doing it visually is so much easier, quicker etc..  The nice thing
> about Dezign for Databases is that one database design can be used to
> generate create scripts for various databases (Oracle, MySQL,
> MS-Acces, Interbase, etc..) plus you can tweak the supported
> definitions and types for each DB backend. This is how I managed to
> stretch v2.5.2 for so many years, even though it doesn't even know
> about Firebird DB. :-)
> Regards,
>   - Graeme -

I use Database Workbench Pro which works okay for me. Commercial sadly.
They do a free "lite" version which I have not tried
> _______________________________________________
> fpGUI - a cross-platform Free Pascal GUI toolkit
> http://opensoft.homeip.net/fpgui/

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