Play SQL

Case study

In a short story we’ll show you how to use Spreadsheets and Forms for a practical case. Emma manages a resort on a beach in the south of Spain. They own three boats and they take them to the sea according to weather conditions, demand and repair cycles. She has four skippers and a receptionist. […]

Play SQL is among the top picks of Atlassian 2013

2013 has been so hot. We’re at more than 1200 downloads and counting, Play SQL has just been featured as a top pick of Atlassian 2013 in the December mailing list, as reported by one of my customers. This is a well deserved reward, since few add-ons have scaled from the ground to a full-stack […]

Release 2.2.1: Introducing Totals, and the free SQL Macro is available separately

This week, I’ve published a few things: The SQL Macro is published separately, ensuring good communication about the fact it’s free; Introducing the Totals at the bottom of the SQL Query macros and introducing a microsite about learning SQL for the workplace. Play SQL Base, the free plugin, published separately I’ve published the Query module […]

Play SQL 2.0: Beware of the SQL Spreadsheets ninjas!

I’m happy to announce that Play SQL Spreadsheets is available. Confluence can now become a repository for your corporate data, where users can store, edit, chart and prune structured tables alongside with wiki pages. What are SQL Spreadsheets? It’s the fact that you can create and edit a table from the view page of Confluence, […]

Beta 2.0 Available: Spreadsheets!

Ok, “spreadsheets” is a hyperbole… Since August, I started working on making Play SQL read-write. When datasources are configured so, users will be able to create tables and edit data. With this feature, Confluence can be used as an enterprise repository for tabular data. I hope users will start enjoying advanced macros. I’ll participate in educating […]

Play SQL 1.4 Released

Just a heads up: Highlight: “Query” becomes a top-level object like Pages and Blogs. New query editor, and space permissions are applied. Support for the Charts macro, Support for printing in PDF, Upgrade to Postgresql 9.2-1003-jdbc4. People using JNDI are not affected by this change. A few notes about upgrading: You need to go through the […]

Big News

Dear customers, Today is a special day: We’re transferring ownership from Nicolas Daudin to me, Adrien Ragot. I’ve been working together with Nicolas for the last month. As we provided support, I’ve witnessed the enthusiasm of the user base: With 9 positive reviews on the Marketplace, I’m happy that I’m taking over a healthy plugin […]

Play SQL 1.4 Beta available

Dear users, Play SQL is evolving in the hope it becomes an ergonomic database manager. Since I’ve been providing support for enthusiastic Play SQL users, I noticed some recurring questions: How come the tables don’t appear in PDFs? How to prevent users from launching their own queries? Can we integrate Play SQL with the graph plugin? […]

New Beautiful Table Browser for Confluence 5.0

Already! I’ve released the version of my SQL plugin for Confluence 5.0. It has a new index page for tables. The SQL Table Index page Following my series on the review of the Confluence 5.0 Beta, I’ve identified a few areas where SQL integration would make sense. The highlight of this version is the Table […]

Confluence 5.0 Beta: Review (3/3)

This article is third in a sequel about the upcoming Confluence 5.0. See Part 1 and Part 2. In the previous parts, I’ve explored what it was to be a Confluence 5.0 user. For this last article, I’ll search for the opportunities it brings to a plugin developer. Administrator Tasks On the administration side, Confluence 5.0 […]