Subject RE: [firebird-support] ISQL
Author Maya McLeod
>>I confess, I graduated to the GUI tools OK but I'm afraid I still can't
>>the hang of these new fangled query builders! - Give me notepad any day
>>writing my SQL

OK, query builders are a waste of time, but there's more to these tools than

Notepad doesn't have:

- code-completion,
- syntax highlighting,
- syntax checks before running, to give you better error messages
- dependency lists when editing stored procedures
- indication of index usage
- perfomance analysis
and more!

If I had to work with Notepad in place of IBExpert, I would... I don't
know... I don't want to even think what it would be like!