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> To my eyes, dbvisualizer and databasespy are never going to have native look and feel on OSX and I’m going to feel like their UI is inferior because of it.

I'm having trouble understanding this thought process. Are you saying you'd pick a truly inferior tool that looks good on a Mac to a superior tool that looks inferior because of the UI?




This matters. The dbvis interface looks like a misclick waiting to happen. I seriously prefer using plain psql over tools with that much noise. If it doesn't improve visibility, it can GTFO.

Seriously, I have access to all the fancy features already. I need a tool that will make the usual stuff - table introspection, mostly - easier and more pleasant. If I need to export some stuff, nine times out of ten I'll do it in Python anyway.


dbvis is fine. It’s not eye candy, but it’s the only tool which gets the job done uniformly for any database you may need to connect to.


No, he's saying that well-executed native UI has a high weight for him when calculating which tool is inferior.




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