Sqlkit 0.9.3

sandro sandro at e-den.it
Wed Mar 9 06:35:40 CET 2011

                      ANNOUNCE: sqlkit 0.9.3

                          March, 3 - 2011

I'm happy to announce release 0.9.3 of sqlkit package for Python.


This release

This is a release with a great number of changes and new features, 
the main important ones are:

     * Added image/file fields
     * Added enum-like field
     * Correctly implemented duplication of records
     * Removed dependancy on glade
     * Moved toward a better MVC pattern
     * Fixed behaviour of hooks that allows better interaction/customization
     * Many bug fixes

The python package
SQLkit PyGtk package provides Mask and Table widgets to edit database
data. It's meant as a base for database desktop applications.

The application
It also provides 'sqledit' a PyGTK application based on sqlkit that can be
used from command line to browse and edit data. 

The package has 2 very rich demo suites for sql widgets (the main one in
sqlkit/demo/sql/demo.py) and for layout creation

If you like sqlkit and want to help translating, you may find the project on:

Main features of sqlkit:

  * editor of databases in 2 modes: table & mask
  * based on sqlalchemy: can cope with many different databases
  * very powerfull filtering capabilities:
        - each field can be used to filter records
	- filter may span relationship
        - date filtering possible also on relative basis (good for saved 
  * completion on all text field and foreign keys
  * very easy way to draw a layout for mask views
  * completely effortless editing of relationships
  * very easy way to set defaults
  * possibility to display totals of numeric fields
  * any possible sql constraint can be attached to a Mask or a 
    Table. It can be expressed as a normal sqlalchemy query or with 
    django-like syntax
  * sqledit: the application to edit db

Sqlkit is based on:
  * python (>= 2.5)
  * PyGtk	
  * Sqlalchemy (>= 0.5.4)
  * python-dateutil
  * babel (localization)
  * you db driver of choice

Dowload & more:

  * Download:     http://sqlkit.argolinux.org/sqlkit/download.html
                  easy_install sqlkit
  * Source:       hg clone http://hg.argolinux.org/py/sqlkit
  * Google Group: http://groups.google.it/group/sqlkit/
  * Translation:  https://launchpad.net/sqlkit
  * Tutorial:     http://sqlkit.argolinux.org/misc/tutorials.html
  * Changelog:    http://sqlkit.argolinux.org/download/Changelog
  * License:      GNU GPLv3

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