The good part is that the new software has some new features, most
prominently IMO voting on bugs and feature requests (which I have
.NET Provider for Firebird reached over 2100 downloads on nuget
Here is the link with the proof
News via Jiri Cinkura tweet
After the first book now translated to English : Start programming using Object Pascal Language
I’ve released my second book about FreePascal/Lazarus/Object Pascal.
Book title is Second step with object pascal. In Arabic “الخطوة الثانية مع أوبجكت باسكال”
You can download this book from here http://code.sd/secondstep
The book also contains a lot of sample applications written in Lazarus.
2. Files management
3. Relational Databases : Firebird SQL
4. Web Applications
5. Socket programming
Based on a document written by Fulvio, a while ago, I finally spent time writing a make file that will automatically create an embedded version of Firebird that will run on MacOSX as a bundle. All you do is make a normal build of Firebird Classic and then use this make file to create the Firebird.app folder which is set up in a way that allows you to access a database via isql for example without the need for a full framework. The make file detailed below was written for Firebird 2.5.x
I was hunting some problem in PHP application and thanks to Trace API in Firebird I found terrible default value in PHP. What value? It’s the default transaction isolation level value. In 99% of languages/environments in something close to read committed. But not in PHP.
The news is on slashdot Mysql is becoming slowly a closed source product.
This is the time and opportunity for firebird to grow and to become more well known , We knew from the past articles that Mysql decline will happen but it will take years (Old bad habits die hard)