Firebird 3 is on the fast track to be released very soon, and all FirebirdSQL developers should help Firebird Project to release v 3.0 as soon as possible.
You can help Firebird in the following areas:
Firebird 3 must be thoroughly tested with real-life databases and applications – with your applications and databases!
Download Firebird 3 Beta 1 now (unofficial installer at the moment) and start testing it.
Join the Firebird 3 Launch campaign
Upscene Productions is proud to announce the availability of the next release of the popular multi-DBMS development tool:
” Database Workbench 5.0.4 “
This release fixes bugs found by customers and a fix for using Database Workbench under Wine.
“There is so much new in Database Workbench 5, I don’t know where to start”, says Martijn Tonies, founder of Upscene Productions. “This release adds code editor features, has diagramming improvements, comes in multiple editions, is fully HiDPI aware and offers tunneling for MySQL and MariaDB connections. It all was a lot of work, but it was worth it!”
“We worked closely with out customer and implemented many of their requests and for
new users, we offer multiple editions to suit their development needs. From design to
productivity, there’s new features and improvements in almost everything!”
New features in version 5 include:
- Support for the latest versions of database engines and MariaDB support
- New and improved user interface
- Code editor features like block staples, code folding, object linking and dynamic highlighting
- “Diagram Navigator” for easier diagramming navigation
- MySQL/MariaDB tunneling support
- Firebird 3 Package Editor
- Basic and Pro Edition to suit your needs
- and much more…
For more information, see What’s new in Database Workbench 5?
Database Workbench supports MySQL, MariaDB, Firebird, Oracle, MS SQL Server,
SQL Anywhere, NexusDB and InterBase, comes in multiple editions and is licensed based on selectable modules.
It includes tools for database design, database maintenance, testing, data transfer,
data import & export, database migration, database compare and numerous other tools.
About Database Workbench
Database Workbench is a database developer tool, over 10 years in the making and
is being used by thousands of developers across the globe who have come to rely on it
every day. From database design, implementation, to testing and debugging, it will aid you
in your daily database work.
About Upscene Productions
Based in The Netherlands, Europe, this small but dedicated company has been providing
database developers with useful tools for over 12 years. Slowly expanding the product portfolio
and gaining recognition amongst InterBase and Firebird database developers, they now offer
tools for a whole range of database systems, including Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server.
The Lazarus team is glad to announce the release of Lazarus 1.2.6.
This release was built with fpc 2.6.4.
Here is the list of changes for Lazarus and Free Pascal:
We are pleased to announce the second release candidate of our .NET Data Provider for interaction with Firebird and Interbase via IBProvider. By now, we have implemented all the functionality of System.Data.OleDb.
If you want to transfer your .NET projects for FB/IB to the new level of functionality and quality, we recommend you to start using «LCPI .NET Data Provider for OLE DB».
Just look of this DDEX screenshot:
You can get more screenshots and download Ole Db .Net Provider for access to any Interbase or any Firebird database from ADO.Net here: OleDb .Net driver for Firebird >>>
New version v0.2.0 supports
- added auto-reconnect
- added sequentially selects
- events (attach, detach, row, result, transaction, commit, rollback, error, etc.)
- performance improvements
- supports inserting/updating buffers and streams
- reading blobs (sequentially)
database.detach()waits for last command
- better unit-test
- best of use with total.js – web application framework for node.js
Many thanks to Peter Širka for his contributions to this release