Generating Wiki Documentation from Database Schema

The first public version of dbscript already had the functionality to generate XML documents from database schema information.

I extended this functionality to apply stored XSL files to the generated XML. Thus, it is possible to transform table information from XML into MediaWiki markup, or any other text-based markup.

See here for a screenshot of the web application, and the result documenting a table used by dbscript.

An evaluation version of dbscript is available for download here.

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3 Responses to Generating Wiki Documentation from Database Schema

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  3. […] Generate MediaWiki Documentation of MS SQL Database I previously published a couple of posts on generating Wiki documentation in dbscript, and the current release 0.93 of […]

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