New Developer Tools for Delphi Available in Beta

March 22, 2007

Core Lab has made the Beta versions of OraDeveloper Tools 2.00 and MySQL Developer Tools 2.00 available for Delphi IDEs. The new versions of both add-ins introduce script and stored object debugging support, database projects, new administration tools and much more.

Both OraDeveloper Tools 2.00 and MySQL Developer Tools 2.00 offer you the following features:

Integration with Core Lab Data Access Components

Added support for integrating with ODAC 6.00 and MyDAC 5.00.

Stored Object and Script Debuggers

Added a framework for debugging stored objects and SQL scripts.

Improved SQL Editor

Greatly improved the SQL Editor. The following features were added:

  • Enhanced Find and Replace window lets you search and replace text in all opened documents and view search results in a Find Results window
  • Advanced Code completion includes keywords and objects from the parsed script
  • Parameter information
  • Quick information about pointed object in the script
  • Navigation bar for navigating to script objects and subobjects
  • Bookmarks
  • In-place visual select statements editing with Query Builder window
  • Incremental search is now available
  • Code navigation for jumping to the definitions of database objects and variables
  • Syntax customization

Database Project Support

Added a project management framework for bookmarking related scripts and organizing database developments.
Projects can be deployed in any order and saved to a file.

New Security Manager

Added integrated Security Manager for manipulating user accounts, granting and revoking privileges.

Extended Database Object Search

Added full text and object data search. Completely redesigned Find Object window.

Session Manager

Added a Session Manager for controlling and analyzing user sessions

Improved Working with Data

The following features added for working with data:

  • You can now print data from data editor directly
  • Sequential fetch feature was added - not all the data can now be fetched at once, cursor can be left opened to fetch data later
  • Data output can now be redirected to the Output window and viewed as text
  • Card View mode gives a visual way to view data rows

Code Templates

Added an extensive collection of SQL code templates.

Document Outlining

Added a Document Outline window for viewing the structure of SQL documents. To simplify code navigation, DML commands,
DDL statements, code blocks and variables are represented as single structural units.

Other New Features

  • Now you can open several object editors for the same type of object in one document
  • The Output window now has several tabs for viewing different kinds of messages

We are looking forward to your feedback and suggestions. The full versions of both developer tool add-ins should be available in April.