Popular recipes tagged "db"http://code.activestate.com/recipes/tags/db/2013-03-14T09:13:01-07:00ActiveState Code Recipessql+ the SQL*Plus killer (Python) 2013-03-14T09:13:01-07:00johttp://code.activestate.com/recipes/users/4185610/http://code.activestate.com/recipes/578490-sql-the-sqlplus-killer/ <p style="color: grey"> Python recipe 578490 by <a href="/recipes/users/4185610/">jo</a> (<a href="/recipes/tags/database/">database</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/db/">db</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/db_client/">db_client</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/sql/">sql</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/sql_client/">sql_client</a>). Revision 3. </p> <p>This recipe is an emulator of the Oracle SQL*Plus, but it does things in a more friendly way ;).</p> <p>If you need a client to access your Oracle but you don't like SQL*Plus, try this one.</p> <p>This recipe was inspired by James Thiele's Console built with Cmd object recipe.</p> <p>It provides a 'help' facility and supplies command completion when you hit the 'tab' key.</p> <p>In addition you can use command line editing and history keys.</p> <p>Here are the commands that you can use:</p> <pre class="prettyprint"><code>======================================== Documented commands (type help &lt;topic&gt;): ======================================== constraints edit help input sequences shell db exit history output set tables desc foreigns index quit settings triggers </code></pre> <p>You can edit the queries using 'vim' or any other editor.</p> <p>The command 'output' can redirect output to a file and command 'input' can input commands from a file.</p> <p>There's paginated output.</p> <p>The command 'shell' or '!' allow you to perform operating system commands.</p> <p>You can add commands by defining methods with names of the form 'do_xxx()' where 'xxx' is the name of the command you wish to add.</p> <p>There is a configuration file (.sql+) where you need to enter the dburi, editor name and other settings.</p>