We present new personal license for 32-bit IBProvider called «One Time Personal License (32-bit)».
The new license is meant for all those who would like to create small programs for Firebird and InterBase for WIN32 and .NET platforms.
This is the same full-featured 32-bit provider (prof and lite editions) that is included into licenses for developers and MS SQL. It does not have any technical or time restrictions.
The price for new license is quite symbolic: 99+1 EUR.
Read full news text: http://www.ibprovider.com/eng/news/n_180521-one_time_personal_license.html
We are glad to announce the new update of IBProvider — v3.50.
Main feature of this release — elimination of very old restrictions of our OLE DB provider.
Common list of changes:
- Better support of MS SQL
- Support of data rereading for updatable sets
- Improved error handling
- Specific data processing errors fixed
- Support of FB 3.0.4 added
Firebird 3.0.3 Package is uploaded into Firebird 3.0.x ppa.
There are packages for Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic) , 16.04 (Xenial)
Firebird 3.0.3 changes are available in the release notes
Work in progress for 14.04 (Trusty).
Read the new white paper “Authentication in Firebird” from IBPhoenix: Developments introduced in Firebird 3 provide many options for authenticating users attempting to attach to a database. No longer is authentication restricted to a single method: the methods available are determined by the plug-in authentication modules configured in the global and/or database config files.
Also, there are many interesting articles in Documentation area of IBPhoenix website.
Since Firebird 3 was released, users have sometimes been confused about the “missing” kits for Firebird embedded. We hope this article will demystify the issue and help developers migrating older embedded applications to Firebird 3 and higher.
Read the new white paper by Helen Borrie, Embedded Server in Firebird 3.
Database .NET 24.8 is an innovative, powerful and intuitive multiple database management tool, With it you can easily edit and manage your Firebird database files.
http://fishcodelib.com/Database.htm (Change Log)
dbMigration .NET 8.4 is a simple, easy and intuitive multiple database migration and data synchronization tool, With it you can easily migrate schema and data to Firebird and vice versa.
http://fishcodelib.com/DBMigration.htm (Change Log)
The Firebird JDBC team is happy to announce the release of Jaybird 3.0.4.
This release of Jaybird introduces two new features: wire protocol encryption and database encryption callback support.
Jaybird 3.0.4 contains the following fixes and changes:
– New feature: Back-ported wire encryption support from Jaybird 4 (JDBC-415)
– Fixed: Native/embedded (JNA) connections truncate varchars to length 255 on read (JDBC-518)
– New feature: Database encryption callback support in pure Java protocol (JDBC-527)
See the Jaybird 3.0.4 release notes for more information. Jaybird 3.0.4 can be downloaded from the JDBC Driver page.
The release is also available on maven:
* The artifactId depends on your target Java version: jaybird-jdk18, or jaybird-jdk17
Sourceforge Community Choice Project of the Month for May is Firebird
FDB Python driver for Firebird v2.0 is available for download.
IMPORTANT: This is initial release of new “SweetBitter” driver generation.
During this (v2) generation FDB driver will undergo a transition from
development centered around Python 2.7 / Firebird 2.x to development
centered around Python 3 / Firebird 3. There are some backward
incompatible changes between v2 and v1 generation, and you may expect
some also between individual releases of second generation. To soften
this bitter pill, the second generation will have new functionality,
enhancements and optimalizations gradually added into each public release.
The second generation is also the last one that will directly support
Python 2.7 and will be tested with Firebird 2.
The plan is to move forward with v3 generation (Python 3/Firebird 3+) as
soon as v2 code base will become mature.
* New modules for parsing Firebird trace & audit logs (fdb.trace), gstat
output (fdb.gstat) and server log (fdb.log)
* Added fdb.utils.ObjectList class for improved object collection
* Modules monitor and schema now use new fdb.utils.ObjectList for
collections of information objects.
* Methods fdb.Connection.database_info() and
fdb.Transaction.transaction_info() now distinguish between text and
binary strings with result_type code.
* Significant changes to documentation.
* Reworked Visitor Pattern support in schema module, added classes
fdb.utils.Visitable and fdb.utils.Visitor.
* …and more (including bug fixes).
Read more at http://fdb.readthedocs.io/en/v2.0/