Getting Vectorworks and MySQL to talk through ODBC

Get Vectorworks talking to MySQL on a Mac.

See the extended diatribe at

Starting out:

# get this repo
$ git clone

# install mysql and its odbc connector
$ brew install mysql --universal
$ brew install mysql-connector-odbc --universal

# create sample database and set it up as an ODBC datasource
$ script/bootstrap

# Fire up Vectorworks and connect through 'Tools > Database > Manage Databases...'