[Phpmyadmin-devel] GSoC 2010, my introduction and idea

Neeraj Agarwal nee.agl at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 19:10:16 CET 2010


We can implement this in the PMA and can use any existing SQL generator for
user friendliness.

However, as noted by someone, won't be a 12x40 hrs project...

But can be very well merged with some other project.

Neeraj Agarwal

On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 11:36 PM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:

> Cristian Dinu a écrit :
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > In the hopes that I will be forgiven for joining the fray so late in
> > the proceedings, I'm here to do my obligatory introduction as a GSoC
> > candidate :) My name is Cristian Dinu and I'm a Romanian EECS student
> > with about 2 years of experience in professional web development.
> > Although I've been an avid user of FOSS for many years now, this is
> > the first time I will be applying my skills to further the cause of
> > open-source development. But one has to start somewhere, and I figure,
> > what better way to begin than by making an improvement to the
> > venerable database administration tool that we all know and love?
> >
> > The idea I've come up for my proposal may seem rather crazy, but I'm
> > confident that I can make it materialize in the short time that is
> > available. Basically, what I want to do is to endow all SQL query
> > editors in phpMyAdmin with IntelliSense-like functionality (obviously
> > implemented using JavaScript). I can't count the number of times I've
> > found myself writing a query, only to have to stop to check the exact
> > name of some field in a table that isn't focused, or this or that
> > obscure bit of SQL syntax. I feel my idea, once implemented, would
> > greatly increase productivity and help many users feel somewhat less
> > frustrated with pma's aging interface.
> >
> > What do you guys think of this idea? Is it really as useful as I think
> > it is? Would it be overkill or burden pma excessively? Before you ask,
> > it goes without saying that the feature would degrade gracefully so
> > that users with JS disabled or unsupported browsers would still be
> > able to enter queries in a plain text field :)
> Hi,
> while the idea is good, are you sure that it covers a 12 weeks x 40
> hours schedule?
> See also
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=2806806&group_id=23067&atid=377410
> and
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=1910733&group_id=23067&atid=377410
> --
> Marc Delisle
> http://infomarc.info
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