Graphics vs Text
Interesting discussion of GUI verses Scripts on Jared Still’s Blog
http://jkstill.blogspot.com/2009/10/oracle-open-world-report-for-october.html Here are some examples where I think GUIs are powerful:
above is statspack verses the graphic interface I designed in DB Optimizer. http://sites.google.com/site/embtdbo/graphics-vs-text GUIs have the potential to be more powerful than scripts hands down but it is a question of writing them in a way that they aggregate, organize and compact data to be understood and processed faster and more easily by the user.