Some of the important features of the SQLite Reader addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with SQLite Reader.
In short, SQLite Reader is a browser extension that let you easily manage SQLite database, plus, you can execute any SQLite command without any additional plugins. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.
4 Reasons to Use SQLite Reader
Has a stand-alone popup window to drag & drop (or browse) SQLite database.
Has a console to inform you about the ongoing processes.
Can open, view and edit SQLite database, plus, runs any SQLite command that you would like.
Available for Firefox, Chrome and Opera browsers on all operating systems.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
If you are looking for a simple and hassle-free way to edit a SQLite database, then you are in the right place. The SQLite reader is an excellent extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Opera browsers on all the common operating systems.
After loading the SQLite, you can see the different commands in the middle section. Please add/edit the code, and once you are done, click on the - Execute - button. Also, keep in mind that executing the command will take some time, so you have to be patient. The time it takes depends on the size of the SQLite database. Third section (Result Section) will display the result. There are 6 buttons under - Load SQLite - box. You can click the box for loading the SQLite database or drag & drop the file for opening it. Execute SQLite button will run the commands. The second button (Reload UI) can be used for reloading the extension. Third button is - Clear UI, this will delete everything from the text editor. Fourth button is - Save Database - this is to save the SQLite database you have edited, and it will be downloaded on your computer, whereas the fifth button is - Insert a Sample SQLite. This is useful if you are not familiar with the SQLite language. It will make working on this addon easy. Last button is - Open Support Page - this might be helpful to get more info about this addon and also write bug reports. This extension is a compiled version of SQLite library in C. Using this extension is easier than the native applications. Please note that this addon is still in beta and may not work as expected. This extension will run slow in comparison to the native SQLite applications. It is important to note that, you may need a native application if you want to edit or manage a large SQLite database. This add-on is only best for the medium sized database. Overall, SQLite Reader is an outstanding addon that will be useful for opening, editing, and managing SQLite database without any stress and hassles.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is SQLite Reader?
2. What is SQLite?
SQLite is a database management system embedded in C programming language. It is mainly designed for managing data (large database). Within the browser, and without any additional plugins, there is no way to view or manage SQLite database. This addon helps you easily render and manage any SQLite database. Since this app is a browser addon, it is working in all browsers and platforms. Moreover, the UI is very user friendly and easy-to-use. Please note that, SQL and SQLite have many differences but SQLite has most of the SQL standard.
3. How can I download the source code for SQLite Reader?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. How can I work with this add-on?
5. How does SQLite Reader addon work?
6. How do I turn the extension OFF?
When app UI is closed, this addon is completely OFF and has no usage (RAM/CPU) on your system at all. Alternatively, if you want to completely turn off the addon, please head to the extensions tab in your browser and then click on the disable button from there.
7. Is this extension available for mobile firefox (Firefox for android)?
Yes, this addon is available for all browsers and platforms including mobile Firefox and Opera browsers.
8. How can I reload the app UI?
When you open the app UI, you will see a reload button on the top left corner (second button). Please press on this button to reload the UI. Also note that, reloading the UI will terminate all active operations and reset the execution process.
9. How can I download the SQLite database?
Once a execution is done, please press on the - Save Database. Please click on the link to download the item to your machine. Download location is the default download path in your browser.
10. How can I change the download path for SQLite database?
In order to change the download location, please head to the settings tab in your browser and then find the download section. Within this section, you can adjust the download path. This will globally change the download location for all you downloads in your browser.
11. Does this addon has comparable performance to the native SQLite applications?
No, since this addon runs SQLite commands within the browser, it runs slower than the native SQLite application/library. However, using the addon is very easy (in fact much easier than the native SQLite command-line tool). Simply add it to your browser and it starts to work without any additional plugins. The native SQLite library is rather hard to use and may be difficult to install on different operating systems. But this addon is supported on all major browsers and platforms. Please note that, for very large SQLite database, you still need the native SQLite application. This addon is only suitable for normal database size.
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