because i have many more important things to be doing, i procrastinated by whipping up a little web-based command-line client for mysql. what does that mean? you load the webpage, start typing in sql commands, and it presents the results to you. it is just a weekend hack at this point, and has a lot of rough edges. it does have some cool features, though, like a persistent command-line history using Web Storage.
probably the biggest limitation is because it not maintaining a persistent connection on the backend, you can’t use variables, temporary tables or transactions.
it was really born because i was getting frustrated running queries using the command-line client and having the ASCII table look all wonky because it was too big for my terminal screen. html makes that …[Read more]