Sequel Pro (MySql client for mac OS)

Sequeal pro is one of the best mysql client for mac. Recently after updating mysql workbench it stopped working. I searched for alternative and found one of the best free mysql client.  it’s worth giving a try.


MySQL import error #1064 phpMyAdmin

1064 mysql error

To resolve #1064 mysql error during import edit sql file you want to restore and go to last line. You find there three invisible characters, Remove last line then save file.

Try to import edited file and There will not any error.


MySQL database best practice of choosing data types during database design

Below is list of prefered database types with lengths:

Email : varchar(254)

Domain: varchar(254)

Password: char(32)


Financial Data : decimal(10,2)

Latitude: decimal(10,8)

Longitude: decimal(11,8)

Please write comment in case above information is incorrect. Please also share more fields in comment and I will update them here. This will help newbie developer.


Mysql order varchar column like Excel

CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `varchar_order_by` (
  `text` varchar(10) NOT NULL DEFAULT '',
  PRIMARY KEY (`text`)

INSERT INTO `varchar_order_by` (`text`) VALUES

Mysql Query

select text regexp '[a-zA-Z\s]' ,
text + 0 ,
text regexp '[a-zA-Z\s]' AND text + 0,
text from varchar_order_by
order by
text regexp '[a-zA-Z\s]' asc,
text regexp '[a-zA-Z\s]' AND text + 0 desc,
text + 0 asc,
text asc