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Alternatives to pgweb

Slick, Sequel Pro, PostGIS, Open PostgreSQL Monitoring, and Flyway are the most popular alternatives and competitors to pgweb.
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What is pgweb and what are its top alternatives?

This is a web-based browser for PostgreSQL database server. Its written in Go and works on Mac OSX, Linux and Windows machines. Main idea behind using Go for the backend is to utilize language's ability for cross-compile source code for multiple platforms. This project is an attempt to create a very simple and portable application to work with PostgreSQL databases.
pgweb is a tool in the Database Tools category of a tech stack.
pgweb is an open source tool with 6.2K GitHub stars and 448 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to pgweb's open source repository on GitHub

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