Take the hassle out of MySQL and MariaDB documenting with dbForge Documenter for MySQL

April 19, 2018


Take the hassle out of MySQL and MariaDB documenting with dbForge Documenter for MySQL

Devart announced the release of dbForge Documenter for MySQL, a handy tool for documenting MySQL and MariaDB databases, that allows users to customize database documentation up to their needs with...

Devart, a Czech software vendor of database tools and data connectivity solutions, released a brand-new addition to the dbForge for MySQL product line, – dbForge Documenter for MySQL. This convenient tool automatically generates documentation for multiple MySQL and MariaDB databases in the HTML, PDF, and MARKDOWN file formats. Moreover, dbForge Documenter for MySQL allows customizing the generated documentation with help of a rich set of options and settings. The key functionality of the tool includes the following features:

1) Database structure from A to Z

dbForge Documenter for MySQL extracts an extensive database info about all MySQL objects, including their details, properties, SQL script and inter-object dependencies.

2) Rich customization options

Documenter supports a selection of individual database objects and their properties that will be documented. The tool also contains a rich set of style templates and themes for fine-tuning of the document layout.

3) Support for multiple file formats

dbForge Documenter for MySQL can generate documentation in the HTML, PDF, and MARKDOWN file formats. What is more, the documentation files generated in any of the formats is searchable. This makes navigation through large documents away faster and easier.

4) Object annotations

With the COMMENT properties supported, users can add annotations to every MySQL object.

5) Navigation through documentation file

Documenter for MySQL allows users search across the generated documentation for database objects in a flash. For instance, the tool highlights all items matching the text a user is looking for. Also, Documenter offers handy navigation throughout the documentation via the built-in breadcrumbs.

6) Automatic database documenting

With support for the command line interface, dbForge Documenter for MySQL allows setting up automatic database documenting. In addition, the tool includes the option to create a command line execution file to run routine database documentation tasks in a single click.

To see the full list of handy features implemented in dbForge Documenter for MySQL, don’t hesitate to visit: https://www.devart.com/dbforge/mysql/documenter[...] .