Monthly Archives: August 2012

Schema diagrams for PostgreSQL

I have made some progress towards the longstanding goal of drawing nice diagrams of database schemas. Firstly, I’ve figured out how to use yEd‘s Entity Relationship node types as table nodes. These special node types have both a node label, … Continue reading

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Coloured call graphs!

Juha Jeronen has added some features to the Python call-graph generator (pyan) I’ve previously blogged about. With a single command line, I can now get pictures like this: A bit of colour always shows a program’s structure in a better … Continue reading

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Simple but efficient backups

Backups are perennially on my To-do list. Just having them would be good, but more than that I want to automate their creation and maintenance. My problem, of course, is I prefer to make my own system for doing this … Continue reading

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