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Re: [vox-tech] SQL front-ends for web browsers
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Re: [vox-tech] SQL front-ends for web browsers

Rod Roark wrote:

> On Friday 24 October 2003 06:26 pm, Michael J Wenk wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 05:34:19PM -0700, Rod Roark wrote:
> > > I've been looking around for a time-saving tool for
> > > prototyping and/or developing web-based database
> > > applications, preferably with PostgreSQL support.
> > >
> > > Browsing Freshmeat, I found a thing called Gedafe which
> > > looks really interesting.  Its home page is
> > > http://isg.ee.ethz.ch/tools/gedafe/.
> > >
> > > Has anyone here used this, and/or does anyone have
> > > suggestions for other such tools?
> > Are you talking about developing the schema?  or an IDE ?
> >
> > Ive used a cpl of things, the best I remember was the tool that came
> > with Apple WebObjects 5.  Granted that wasn't opensource, but it did do
> > a decent job as I recall.  The other "tool" I have used is vi and a pad
> > of graph paper, which in my experience worked great.   :)
> Thanks Mike.  I can do the schema easily enough by hand.
> Mostly what I need to do is prototype the user interface
> (functionality, not necessarily appearance).
> The problem is, I can make drawings all day long and the
> client will nod politely, but their wheels won't start
> turning until they can play with something onscreen.

Check out http://appaserver.org .  It stores your database in a
database, and then it  spits out web forms to allow you to query,
insert, update, and delete data.

Your drawings are of tables, attributes, and relationships. Appaserver
has a table for each of these, which you use Appaserver to populate.

> -- Rod
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