pgweb vs Postico: What are the differences?
What is pgweb? Web-based PostgreSQL database browser written in Go. 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.
What is Postico? A modern PostgreSQL client for OS X. Postico provides an easy to use interface, making Postgres more accessible for newcomers and specialists alike. Postico will look familiar to anyone who has used a Mac before. Just connect to a database and begin working with tables and views. Start with the basics and learn about advanced features of PostgreSQL as you go along.
pgweb and Postico can be categorized as "Database" tools.
Some of the features offered by pgweb are:
- Connect to local or remote server
- Browse tables and table rows
- Get table details: structure, size, indices, row count
On the other hand, Postico provides the following key features:
- Peek inside your database. Then edit as needed.
- Design a database with a sound structure.
- Query, Enquire, Investigate.
pgweb is an open source tool with 5.94K GitHub stars and 419 GitHub forks. Here's a link to pgweb's open source repository on GitHub.