Posted by Mark Rotteveel on 30 Sep 2012 10:53 am. Filed under Firebird Releases
, Tools & Products releases
The Firebird JDBC team is happy to announce the release of Jaybird 2.2.1.
This release contains the following fixes:
UnsatisfiedLinkError in libjaybird22(_x64).so undefined symbol: _ZTVN10__cxxabiv117__class_type_infoE on Linux (JDBC-259)
- Added connection property
columnLabelForName for backwards compatible behavior of
ResultSetMetaData#getColumnName(int) and compatibility with bug in
Set property to
true for backwards compatible behavior (
getColumnName() returns the column label); don’t set the property or set it to
false for JDBC-compliant behavior (recommended).
setString(column, null) on “
? IS (NOT) NULL” condition does not set parameter to
charSet connection property now accepts all aliases of the supported Java character sets (eg instead of only
windows-1252 is also accepted) (JDBC-267)
- Fixed: values of
charSet property are case-sensitive (JDBC-268)
- Fixed: setting a parameter as
NULL with the native protocol does not work when Firebird describes the parameter as not nullable (JDBC-271)
The release is also available on maven:
The artifactId depends on your target Java version:
Posted by Cantu on 27 Sep 2012 8:27 am. Filed under Polls/Surveys
Jaybird users and developers are invited to participate in the currently on-line survey that will be open until tomorrow (28-Sept).
Posted by Cantu on 26 Sep 2012 2:01 pm. Filed under Events/Conferences
Today the list of sessions of the next International Conference (Luxemburg) was published. You can check all the details here. If you are planning to participate, hurry up and subscribe online now.
Posted by mariuz on 26 Sep 2012 12:38 pm. Filed under Developer News
, Tools & Products releases
On the behalf of the developers and contributors team, I’m pleased to announce that DBD::Firebird v1.11 , a DBI driver for the Firebird RDBMS server is released.
This release brings many changes and bugfixes .
- Test::Exception is required
- On Freebsd Threaded perl is required
- Test database to use UTF8 charset and enable UTF8 for the connection
- Fix CHAR lenght when using multi-byte character set Fixes #32 (RT#76506)
- Additional debug when finishing already finished statement
- Avoid double destroying of statement in auto-commit mode with DDL Fixes Github Issue #30 (RT#72946)
The development is done on GitHub and the mailing list is here
Posted by Martijn Tonies on 25 Sep 2012 11:42 am. Filed under Tools & Products releases
||Upscene Productions is proud to announce the next
version of the popular multi-DBMS development tool:
” Database Workbench 4.3.1 Lite ”
For more information, see here.
- Incremental data search
- Increased MySQL data type support
- Several bugfixes
And much more: click here for the full list of changes in v4.3.1 and 4.3.0
Database Workbench Pro supports:
- Borland InterBase (6.x – XE )
- Firebird ( 1.x, 2.x )
- MS SQL Server/MSDE ( 7, 2000, 2005, 2008, MSDE 1 & 2, SQL Express )
- MySQL 4.x, 5.x
- Oracle Database ( 8i, 9i, 10g, 11g )
- Sybase SQL Anywhere ( 9, 10, 11 and 12 )
- NexusDB ( 3.0 and up )
The Lite Editions are available for:
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Posted by mariuz on 25 Sep 2012 4:07 am. Filed under Tools & Products releases
SqlAlchemy Python SQL Toolkit and Object Relational Mapper has added experimental dialect for the fdb python
driver and it needs testers
Posted by mariuz on 24 Sep 2012 4:23 pm. Filed under General news
Thanks for thouse who voted with firebird to be included in the one of the most known apache distributions
The XAMPP 2012 survey is now over. Thank you to all who participated and helped us to get answers to our questions. Exactly 2674 individuals participated in the survey and responded with 97938 single answers in total.
It will take some time for us to go through the results, but if you’re curious about the raw results, please feel free to look at the linked PDF. Thank you all again and hopefully youll find this data as interesting as we do.
Posted by mariuz on 22 Sep 2012 4:05 pm. Filed under Tools & Products releases
News via twitter Mark Rotteveel
Updating releasenotes for Jaybird 2.2.1, and if testing goes OK, I will probably release next week.
Also don’t forget
Do you use Jaybird in your applications? Fill out our survey: http://infopoll.net/live/surveys/s36021.htm
Posted by mariuz on 20 Sep 2012 1:19 pm. Filed under Tools & Products releases
ActiveRecord Firebird Adapter 0.7.2 for Rails 3.x is released
(this version attempts to support migrations please test it)
Posted by mariuz on 20 Sep 2012 12:02 pm. Filed under Blogroll
, Technical Articles
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
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