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Format and refactor SQL Server code and objects for free in SSMS and Visual Studio
SQL code formatter with over 160 customizable options
Preview the impact of changes with difference highlighting
Save and quickly toggle between different sets of formatting settings
Allows the formatting of all script based objects e.g. stored procedures, in a database, quickly and easily
Format SQL scripts and script folders in batches
Make SQL code less readable
Transform * wildcards into explicit lists of column names
Qualify columns with schema table names and schema or aliases
Clean up your code by identifying and removing parameters and variables that aren’t used
Rename tables, procedures, views, functions and columns risk-free
Replace complex, multi-column primary keys with a single column surrogate key
Add a new associative table to replace one-to-many relationships
Add, remove or change parameters without breaking dependencies from referencing objects
Convert blocks of SQL code into scalar or table functions, stored procedures and views. Automatically identify and create the input parameters
Improve your database design and make large tables more manageable by partitioning them
Render T-SQL into its Java, C#, C++, VB .NET, PHP, Ruby, Delphi or PowerBuilder equivalent
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SQL database refactoring techniques – Rename method
SQL database refactoring techniques
Rules of SQL formatting – SQL naming conventions and capitalization rules
Rules of SQL formatting – SQL code commenting
Rules of SQL formatting – Commas and spacing in T-SQL
Rules of SQL formatting – Terminating SQL statements with semicolons
How to format SQL like a pro – formatting to implicit Microsoft standards and guidance
SQL code refactoring – ways to improve database performance – Part 1
SQL code refactoring – ways to improve database performance – Part 2
SQL code refactoring – ways to improve database performance – Part 3
Rules of SQL formatting – Regular and delimited T-SQL identifiers
SQL Formatting standards – Capitalization, Indentation, Comments, Parenthesis
SQL Formatting standards – joins, lists, structure, operations
Changing SQL stored procedures and functions parameters without breaking dependencies
Quickly convert SQL code to language-specific client code
How to prevent performance problems and errors due to wildcards in SELECT statements
Clean up SQL code from variables you don't use
Improve the performance of your SQL queries by qualifying object names
Secure your stored procedures against SQL injection
SQL code refactoring – ways to improve database design
How to rename database objects in a SQL Server database safely – Part 1
How to rename database objects in a SQL Server safely – Part 2
Replacing one-to-many relationships with association tables automatically– Part 1
Replacing one-to-many relationships with association tables automatically – Part 2
How to format a SQL query to qualify object names explicitly
SQL query basics – How to improve readability by formatting commas, spacing and alignment
SQL query basics – How to improve readability by formatting capitalization and object naming
How to safely modify SQL stored procedure and SQL function parameters
How to refactor a SQL Server database table to add a surrogate key
How to clean up SQL database code by removing unused parameters
How to refactor a SQL Server database by splitting a table
SQL database refactoring – Finding and updating internal references
SQL database refactoring – Introduction
SQL database refactoring techniques – Replacing a natural key with a surrogate key
How to format all SQL objects in your database
Copy SQL scripts into another programming language
ApexSQL named 2013 Community Choice Award winner by the Windows IT Pro Community
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ApexSQL Refactor vs RedGate SQL Prompt – Additional formatting options
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ApexSQL Refactor vs RedGate SQL Prompt - Additional formatting features
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Formatting screen mockups and examples datasheet
ApexSQL Refactor 2016 R1 – New features
ApexSQL Refactor 2016 R2 – Formatting option change impact analysis improvements
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This datasheet contains mockups and examples for the most important formatting options in ApexSQL Refactor, such as Comments, Capitalization, Expressions, Schema Statements, Data Statements, Joins, and more
ApexSQL Refactor 2016.01
Redgate® SQL Prompt 7
Comparison was conducted on January 20, 2016
Redgate® SQL Prompt also includes Auto-complete. For a comparison of this functionality set click here
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