Executing MySQL Queries Within VIM
I haven’t been using vim for very long, but I’ve gotten over the initial learning curve of getting used to the different editing modes. With some help from the guys in #vim on irc.freenode.net, I managed to get this gem:
` map :call SwitchDB() :function SwitchDB() : let g:current_db = input(“Database > “) :endfunction
map :call Doquery() :function Doquery() : if !exists(“g:current_db”) : call SwitchDB() : endif : let query_string = input(g:current_db . " > " ) : if query_string != "” : exe “!mysql " . g:current_db . " -e "” . escape(query_string, ‘”’) . “"” : endif :endfunction `
Control-m to execute a query. Control-d to switch databases. It’ll prompt you the first time.If you found this post helpful, please consider sharing to your network. I'm also available to help you be successful with your distributed systems! Please reach out if you're interested in working with me, and I'll be happy to schedule a free one-hour consultation.