Extending MySQL Workbench
his chapter demonstrates the extension and scripting system that lets you extend the behaviors of MySQL Workbench. You develop extensions in the Lua or Python programming languages.
MySQL Workbench provides the GRT, or Generic RunTime, which is a collection of libraries that let you automate tasks in the tool. With these tools, you could develop a plug-in that lets you add traditional who-audit columns.
Many readers won’t have the Lua or Python (release 2.7) scripting skills to use these, but seeing the basics ...