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Mar 22, 2009

MySQL Workbench 5.1 Beta Released for Linux

MySQL Workbench 5.1 Beta Released for Linux Posted by in Databases, Linux, Ubuntu 2 comments

I’ve had a play with a few of the previous Alpha releases, and so far so good. Yesterday, MySQL Workbench 5.1 Beta was released, so I decided to download it and give it a go. There is currently no official 64 Bit binary installer available, so we still need to compile from the source. This […]


Dec 20, 2008

MySQL Workbench 5.1.5 Alpha Linux – 32 and 64 Bit

Posted by in Databases, Ubuntu No comments

So, the latest Linux Alpha version has been released for MySQL Workbench 5.1, with a bunch of features added, and lots of bugs fixed. Once again, 32 Bit users can install from a precompiled deb, which can be downloaded from one of the available MySQL Workbench 5.1.5 mirrors. Once downloaded, it can be installed with […]


Nov 30, 2008

MySQL Workbench 5.1.4 Alpha released for Linux

Posted by in Linux, Programming, Ubuntu 1 comment

Ok, so this is a few weeks after it’s been released, but I’ve not had much of a chance to catch up on these things! Anyway, following my post on MySQL Workbench 5.1.3 Alpha, here’s an update on installing the latest version – 5.1.4 Alpha. 32 Bit users can install from the repositories, by first […]


Oct 15, 2008

MySQL Workbench 5.1.x Linux Alpha – Testing on 32 bit and 64 bit Ubuntu

Posted by in Technology 3 comments

Updated 30/11/08 for 5.1.4 A while ago, MySQL announced the long awaited Alpha release of MySQL Workbench 5.1 for Linux. I’ve been waiting to try the Workbench out for a while, and I’ve finally had a chance to download, install and quickly test the latest Alpha release. Since it’s an Alpha release, there are many […]


Apr 12, 2008

64 Bit Eclipse: Linux Installation, including PDT, WTP (WST), ATF, and MySQL (SQL Explorer Plugin)

Posted by in Eclipse, Programming, Technology 34 comments

Update, 16/01/09: This tutorial has been superseded by “Full 64 Bit (or 32 Bit) Web Development and PHP/MySQL IDE with Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede and PDT 2” which covers the latest versions of Eclipse (Ganymede – 3.4) and PDT (2.x). NOTE, 04/08/08: This tutorial covers Eclipse Europa. If you would like to install the latest version […]


Mar 27, 2008

Eclipse PDT and MySQL – SQL Explorer Plugin

Posted by in Eclipse, Programming, Technology, Web Development 33 comments

I’ve been using Eclipse PDT for some time now, and since PHP programming invariably involves connecting to a database at some point or another, I wanted to be able to access my MySQL databases from within the Eclipse IDE – even if only to quickly debug SQL statements. I generally use a combination of a […]


Feb 29, 2008

Eclipse PDT IDE for PHP MySQL 32 Bit install on 64 Bit Ubuntu

Posted by in Eclipse, Programming, Technology, Ubuntu 60 comments

Please Note: This article is now deprecated in favour of “Full 64 Bit (or 32 Bit) Web Development and PHP/MySQL IDE with Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede and PDT 2”. Thanks! Update 12/04/08: I have now successfully installed the x64 version of Eclipse – see 64 Bit Eclipse: Linux Installation, including PDT, WTP (WST), ATF, and MySQL […]