Perl DBI driver Interbase-> Firebird rename/test/upload complete

Also i have tagged the release with release 0.52 in git
The cpan tar is be available here
There is only one test left to be fixed
Thanks Stefan for the help and fixes 🙂

Why it was needed and rationale:

Firebird sql forked from interbase and needs a new namespace for the drivers too also the drivers needs to be separated some things in the api and sql dialect are different and sooner or later there is a need for this separation also the DBD::InterBase seems to be unmaintained

#Perl DBD::Firebird fork progress

DBD::Firebird is registered in perl cpan’s module list and soon we will upload the first tar.gz release (when is considered stable enough)

Until then the module is hosted in github and can be used and tested :

Stefan has improved the Windows support also fixed many tests , here are some of the commit messages:
Improved support for MinGW, added support for ActivePerl, Removed some obsolete tests, All tests, now use and Test::More (except 60leaks.t)

Good news everyone Firebird #Perl extension works with Strawberry

We tested Firebird perl extension and now it works with Strawberry perl (almost all the test do pass when installing the extension ) here are the steps described:

also the movie (ogv) (right click on link and save as)

There is now support for the Firebird RDBMS in the most popular ORM for Perl

There is now support for the Firebird RDBMS in the most popular ORM for
Perl, DBIx::Class, as of version 0.08121 .

Using the ODBC driver with DBD::ODBC is recommended.

There is also support for DBIx::Class::Schema::Loader, which is used to
dump schema definitions, as of version 0.06000 .

This ORM is often used with the Catalyst web framework:

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