Froq Changelog

New in version 3.0 Build 2962 Beta 1

June 22nd, 2015
  • Optimized for Yosemite:
  • With features such as the new full screen support, the version browser (with Time Machine support) and the auto save and session restore functionality and its updated vibrant interface, working with Froq become has become even more natural and easier.
  • New features:
  • Froq has been updated with improved Export support. Using the Export Assistant you can now easily select what you want to export and how to do this. The new Froq Import Assistant helps you import data into a table.
  • The new Connection panel lets you sort, group and easily search for your connections. Combined with the colour labels, the right connections are even faster to find.
  • New Assistants help you to create Tables, indices, but also functions and procedures.

New in version 2.4.5 Build 2619 (November 10th, 2014)

  • Improved stability
  • Resolved crashes on Yosemite
  • Resolved problem with auto-quoting filters

New in version 2.4.4 Build 2560 (October 13th, 2014)

  • Improved stability of Exporter, crashing bug at end of export
  • Improved quickfilter -> custom filter conversion
  • Previous loaded resultsets now recognize new columns added in SQL Editor

New in version 2.4.3 Build 2282 (May 26th, 2014)

  • Added connection backup functionality
  • Fixed issue where not all default column values where filled-out correctly for all types

New in version 2.4.2 Build 2229 (December 16th, 2013)

  • Fixed export of 'char' type columns, when exporting as SQL Statements
  • Reduced energy requirements on OS X 10.9 Mavericks

New in version 2.4.1 Build 2209 (June 21st, 2013)

  • Fixes:
  • No longer replaces text into symbols in the sql-editor
  • Fixed removing rows on non-oracle tables where the primary key is an timestamp
  • Fixed storing and loading of BLOB contents on Mac OS X 10.7 and higher
  • Updated MySQL driver for better support of MySQL 5.6
  • Fixes issues that prevented Froq to launch after installing Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 6 or Java for OS X 2013-004
  • Changes:
  • New tabs now open directly next to the active document.
  • IMPORTANT: As of Froq 2.4 Froq is Intel only and requires Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

New in version 2.4.0 Build 2125 (December 10th, 2012)

  • Changes:
  • Completed Retina Macbook compatibility
  • Added Developer-ID for Mountain Lion's GateKeeper
  • IMPORTANT: As of Froq 2.4 Froq is Intel only and requires Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
  • Fixes:
  • Instability when executing some specific SQL scripts
  • Improved responsiveness during resultset preloading
  • Various stability improvements

New in version 2.3.2 Build 2041 (December 16th, 2011)

  • Fixes connectivity with SQL Server on Java 1.6.0 Update 29
  • Fixes compatibility with a few Oracle data types in Java 6.
  • Stability updates

New in version 2.3.1 Build 2028 (July 4th, 2011)

  • Improved compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) when reopening Froq
  • Updates to tab dragging.
  • Updates to sql-formatter.
  • Fixes:
  • Fixes to stability when using the QuickFilter on certain configurations.
  • Stability updates

New in version Build 2003 (February 3rd, 2011)

  • Fixes minor issue, where (on Oracle connections) the session info window would also open when requesting 'info' on an object or record.
  • Fixes a minor stability issue introduced in Froq 2.3

New in version 2.3 Build 1993 (January 28th, 2011)

  • Multi-touch. Swipe horizontal to navigate through the current documents history, swipe vertical to navigate through the current windows tabs. (Requires Mac OS X 10.6.2 and supporting hardware)
  • Generate urls to Froq database connections (froq:mysql://, once connected see the connection menu.
  • Added connection preference to allow immediate connection from a document or url (without confirmation), off by default.
  • Added option to open a Session Info window for the current (Oracle) session, see connection menu.
  • Changes and Fixes
  • Froq better handles connections from files that contain connections that haven't been accessed before and creates a new connection.
  • Updated cell-editor to be read-only when the resultset is.
  • Decreased frequency of background connections.
  • Some minor enhancement and fixes

New in version Build 1963 (November 9th, 2010)

  • Fixes issue where one couldn't browse for an SQLite database on the connection sheet.

New in version 2.2.3 Build 1957 (October 31st, 2010)

  • Fixes issue where not all rows where updated, when using update SQL queries on SQL Server.
  • Fixes stability issue when dragging value to a constrained table (option-drag)
  • Fixes issue where analyse would result in an error on Oracle connections with autocommit enabled
  • Fixes issue where after reconnecting an Oracle management window no data would load.
  • Fixes issue where dropping value's on Oracle synonyms in the browser didn't have expected result.
  • Allows drag of statement recall query to other applications
  • Other stability enhancements

New in version 2.2.2 Build 1937 (November 18th, 2009)

  • Improved reliability of Excel exports
  • Fixed issue where Exporter setting 'Re-execute SQL statements when exporting' wasn't persistent
  • Fixes the 'Program' name in Oracle Management for Froq sessions
  • Stability improvements
  • Improved stability when commit / rollback is no longer possible after losing the connection
  • Improved Object-info (Table, View etc…) stability when requesting info and no database connection can be made
  • Fixes to the initial schema selection
  • Improved reconnecting to a SQLite database, from an .sql file
  • Fixes stability when changing the QuickFilter to the 'custom filter'
  • Fixed issue when loading Froq SQL documents that were stored with newlines in their SQL parameters
  • Improved background services stability, when active under a locked workstation

New in version 2.2.1 Build 1903 (September 7th, 2009)

  • Updated & Fixed QuickLook plugin for Snow Leopard, added 64 bit support
  • Updated SpotLight plugin for Snow Leopard, added 64 bit support
  • Stability fixes to background services
  • Updated 'Record Info' sheet layout
  • Fixed distortion issues when resizing window manually
  • Fixed issue where resultset layout wasn't maintained when refreshing the results of a custom SQL command
  • Fixes issues when inputting the first record in an empty SQLite table
  • Fixed issue where command-E wouldn't open the Edit Value window anymore
  • Fixed issue of huge context menu's in resultsets with large text values.
  • Improved exporting to SQL.
  • Localization fixes.

New in version 2.2 Build 1864 (July 20th, 2009)

  • New features:
  • Snow Leopard Compatibility, rewrote engine to no longer depend on the Cocoa-Java bridge
  • Added QuickFilter options, store your current QuickFilter for later usage
  • Added option to the Connection-preferences to keep the connection alive
  • Added Activity Window (See Window menu) to view all database activity
  • Added Auto-commit options to other than MySQL databases
  • Added Recycle bin support for Oracle 10 and later databases.
  • Updated:
  • Improved performance when filtering Oracle partitioned tables
  • Improved compatibility of exported Microsoft Excel files, reduced file size
  • Moved the commit and rollback action to the background
  • Now allows Connecting to a database while an other document is still trying to connect
  • Connecting can now be cancelled, documents can now be closed while connecting, application can be quit while connecting
  • Upgraded SQLite driver
  • ROW column can no longer be moved
  • Sql Scripts are no longer being registered in the Statement Recall collections
  • Manually updating connection information no longer clears the history
  • Fixes:
  • Custom QuickFilter, didn't update correctly if it wasn't the first of multiple filters
  • Improved stability when reloading the resultset without filtering and sorting, after first canceling the selection
  • Improved stability when performing Sql Analysis on Oracle databases
  • Improved stability for background actions
  • Canceling execution now also works with fast scripts
  • Localization Fixes
  • Various performance & stability updates

New in version (August 18th, 2008)

  • Froq Fixes Oracle / insert issues, introduced in Froq 2.1.1

New in version 2.1 (June 20th, 2008)

  • Column drag, vertically drag a column header to use all its loaded values as a QuickFilter item, add them to the current filter or drop them on a table in the left browser
  • Improved dropping onto the browser; hold Command to start filtering the table in a new tab, hold Command-Option to start filtering the table in a new window
  • Added scrollbar to the 'Custom filter'
  • Re-designed interface
  • Improved performance and stability
  • Select / rename columns to export and in which order
  • Export as Microsoft Excel documents
  • Export as SQL Statements
  • Added 'Duplicate Tab' to the File and tab context menus, use it to duplicate the current tab including its selection and filter
  • Added 'Tab title' preference, to customize the tab title
  • Added tabs to the 'Window menu'
  • Re-arranged tabbar context menu
  • 'Select'-statements executed in the SQL-Editor can now simply be re-executed by selecting Refresh from the Resultset Menu
  • Added 'Keyboard Shortcuts' to the help documentation
  • Added possibility to retry to connect after a connection failure
  • Improved SQL dropping from resultset onto the SQL-Editor
  • Improved Visual feedback when dropping items onto the tabbar
  • Major performance enhancements for the SQL-Editor, including auto-completion, the QuickLook and the Spotlight plugin, most noticeable on larger SQL document
  • Additional trial period, for users who have evaluated Froq 2.0
  • SQL-Results (drawer) now only keeps a limited number of results, to prevent performance problems
  • Fixed issue where a new window would 'flicker' in front of the current document, when 'Select new tabs when they are created' is un-checked
  • Fixed date/timestamp/datetime stability issues in the 'QuickFilter'
  • Fixed issue when sorting on columns with spaces in their name
  • Fixed issue where SQL variables that only differed in case would be represented in the variable input panel twice
  • Fixed issue where matching braces where sought while in a comment or a literal element
  • Fixed connection panel sizing, it now automatically shrinks when it doesn't fit
  • Localization fixes
  • Additional stability & performance updates

New in version 2.0.1 (May 4th, 2008)

  • Improved memory usage, updated settings to a maximum of 256MB Java memory
  • Improved performance when browsing connections with many tables (500 )
  • Improved resultset scrolling performance
  • Improved performance when loading connection meta-data
  • Disabled automatic meta-data update when connection contains more that 4000 tables
  • Extended max font size SQL-Editor preference from 16 to 28
  • Changed 'check for updates on startup' into 'periodically check for updates'
  • Fixed focus issues with software-update panel
  • Fixed issue where too much Oracle Connection Info was retrieved
  • Fixed an application lock-up that could occur during initial Connection info retrieval
  • Fixed issue where row-changes weren't submitted when starting to QuickFilter directly after editing a row
  • Fixed issue where the selection in the cell editor was placed at the end of the text
  • Fixed issue where tabs could be distorted when going opening a second tab when the first is busy
  • Fixed issue with wrong items in the context menu in the resultsets created with custom queries
  • Fixed resultset deadlock issues
  • Fixed some stability issues when closing documents
  • Fixed issue where opening documents would directly cause them to be marked as edited.
  • Improved Tiger / PowerPC stability

New in version 2.0 RC 4 (April 14th, 2008)

  • Added support for SQLite autoincrement columns
  • Added support for editing tables without primary keys in SQLite
  • Added TNS or SID indication to Oracle's connection details
  • Enabled Connection Details when using Oracle Management
  • Replaced SQLite driver with a native driver to improve performance
  • Added support for SQLite triggers in the Table info panel
  • Added matching brace highlights to the SQL-Editor
  • Added automated auto-completion to the SQL-Editor
  • Extended SQL-Editor preferences with 2 syntax recognition options
  • Fixed issue where certain errors (none decimals in a text field) could result in an application crash in SQLite
  • Fixed Session Info (Oracle Management) window, to be unified under Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)
  • Fixed issue where Connection Details weren't available when using Oracle Management
  • Fixed issue where program-name wasn't set to oracle connections when using sid connections (i.s.o. tns service-names)
  • Fixed issue where print-job wasn't named correctly
  • Fixed issue where scripts couldn't be printed when the document isn't connected
  • Fixed issue where the constraint creation assistant could generate invalid sql
  • Fixed issue where 'comment on' syntax wasn't recognized as a ddl statement
  • Fixed issue where the cell editor didn't allow Undo actions
  • Fixed issue where the localtime modifier in SQLite didn't function
  • Fixed Table Info layout
  • Fixed Quickfilter for table / views with spaces or reserved words in there name
  • Fixed Quickfilter for table / views with spaces or reserved words in there column names
  • Updated main window to show syntax coloring when displaying an SQLite trigger
  • Fixed issue where Froq still would uppercase certain keywords in the Table info 'ddl' tab
  • Updated SQL formatter (SQL>Format SQL)
  • Updated Syntax coloring
  • Fixed issue, where auto-completion list upper-cased all context related words

New in version 2.0 RC 2 (March 31st, 2008)

  • Added Create SQLite database to File menu.
  • Froq now no longer requires a password to be used for a connection
  • Updated performance when closing windows
  • Extended expiration date to April 25th
  • Small artwork adjustments
  • Fixed issue where the focus would get lost after using the 'Record info'.
  • Fixed issue where double-clicking a tab would open a new tab
  • Fixed startup sequence
  • Fixed Value-Editor, so it doesn't render off screen.
  • Fixed localization of SQLite paths in interface.
  • Fixed timestamptz support for Oracle
  • Fixed issue where Value Editor, would display empty cells as '(null)'
  • Updated Value-Editor layout
  • Fixed issue with readonly icon
  • Stability fixes
  • Performance fixes
  • Improved compatibility with certain Oracle and MySQL datatypes

New in version 1.3.0 (March 2nd, 2008)

  • Added Color label to the Connection manager connections list
  • Updated help documentation, added Feedback and More than Browsing your data.
  • Localized help documentation.
  • Added resultset context menu, to the current editing value. Making is easier to use a sequence from the context menu.
  • Added Object management feature to the Oracle Management window.
  • Added context menu to the Management window's sessions, locks and longops tables.
  • Localized Oracle management.
  • Changing the Color label of tabs will also update the Color label registered with the connection.
  • Updated Connection Manager to automatic fill in the password field from the keychain when available after changing the username.
  • Updated Color label graphics
  • Changed Management controls back to Command-1 through 6 i.s.o. Command-Option-1 through 5
  • Moved clustering-sensing to the front, to prevent an unnecessary additional refresh
  • Changed default sorting of sessions and locks to longest through shortest
  • Moved session info to its own window, and its own processing thread
  • Removed stack traces from the log.
  • Updated install sequence, Spotlight refreshes only occurs for specific versions
  • Updated document open / reconnect, to better use existing connections / color labels
  • Fixed that the browser behind the management window could be used
  • Fixed issue when loading resultsets with empty CLOB's
  • Fixed 'check now' button on Preferences window
  • Improved Oracle Management Locks speed (factor 5 )
  • Improved Oracle Management Sessions speed (factor 2 )
  • Improved Long ops performance (factor 8 ), by truncating number of results

New in version 1.3.0 (October 29th, 2007)

  • The Froq application has been updated to perform correctly on Apple's latests operating system, Mac OS X 10.5 codename Leopard.
  • Other than that this update brings a small number of updates to the unlicensed version, enhancing the trial experience