Running program from trigger, SP
This article was originally created for Databazovy Svet (in Czech) and covers a little bit more about this topic. This shortened version is focused only on solutions for Firebird, without any other stuff.
Sometimes I see question(s) in forums, groups, lists about ability to run program from trigger or better to say perform some action done by external program. Well you can create many of possible solutions, working best for your case. But I’ll cover two “special” features available in Firebird that can help you with this