New release of Firebird driver for Python v1.3.0 is available with Improved Firebird 4 support

New release of Firebird driver for Python v1.3.0 is available for download with Improved Firebird 4 support.

The firebird-driver package provides official Python Database API 2.0-compliant driver. In addition to the minimal feature set of the standard Python DB API, this driver also exposes the new (interface-based) client API introduced in Firebird 3, and number of additional extensions and enhancements for convenient use of Firebird RDBMS. The driver is written as pure-Python package (requires Python 3.8+) on top of Firebird client library ( using ctypes. Driver supports Firebird version 3.0 and higher.

You can download this driver from PyPI or or install it using pip.

Golang Firebird Driver version 0.9.2 released with a few Firebird 4 features

Golang Firebird Driver version 0.9.2 released with a few Firebird 4 features and fixes :

  • Support negatives INT128 #132
  • Fix decode Int128 #131
  • Upgrade mathutil to v1.4.1 to support RISC-V x64 #122
  • Update README.rst – current supported go is 1.15 #121
  • Support INT128 for Firebird 4.0 #129
  • Move calcBlr() to xsqlvar.go c19e7b9
  • Fix time(stamp) with timezone. issue #128 

You can install it with go get

Survey: JavaScript/Node.js routines in Firebird

Adriano Fernandes wrote on his blog :

“Would you have interest in a Firebird integration with Node.js making possible and easy to use routines (procedures, functions and triggers) developed in JavaScript, with all the power of the Node.js platform and its NPM modules, inside Firebird databases?

If yes, please answear a survey I have created about this feature and share it with all the people you know is interested:

If you are Brazilian, please use this other form and share it:

(Se você for Brasileiro, por favor use este outro formulário e compartilhe:”

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