I decided I wanted to show (restricted) data views on the web in table form. Specifically, ‘stylish.db’ is a database provided by a chrome plugin. Here’s an example script, stylish.view, which displays the contents of that. It contains a comment saying which database it’s a query on, together with the query.
-- stylish.db SELECT style, code, GROUP_CONCAT(section_meta.value) as 'website(s)' FROM (SELECT styles.name AS style, sections.code AS code,sections.id AS sections_id FROM styles INNER JOIN sections ON sections.style_id = styles.id) LEFT JOIN section_meta ON section_meta.section_id = sections_id GROUP BY style;
The cool part here is that none of this was specific to stylish. I can quickly throw together a .view file for any database and put it on the web. Continue reading