New version of red expert 2021.07 has been released

New version of RedExpert 2021.07 is available.

Corrections:

  1. Data type selection is implemented as a drop-down list
  2. While deleting the records marked for deletion are highlighted immediately
  3. Fixed the message about unsuccessful DDL operations
  4. Now it’s allowed to display unreadable characters in text blobs
  5. Fixed editing of the function
  6. Fixed SSH tunnel connection
  7. Stopped using template when creating tables
  8. Fixed column editing (when clicking on a column a new one was created)
  9. Fixed errors on the SQL tab of a domain
  10. Non-empty nodes in the tab with dependencies are highlighted in bold
  11. Fixed parsing variables in procedures (invalid parsing generated an incorrect SQL request for procedure creation)
  12. Packages not created by users were moved to the system packages branch
  13. Fixed connection to RedDatabase and Firebird versions 4+

Improvements:

  1. Now the database information is displayed by clicking the appropriate context menu item (not by selecting a database in the list)
  2. Significantly reduced time of loading scripts by reworking the syntax highlighting using ANTLR
  3. Autocompletion added to all textbars that use SQL
  4. Jump to database objects added to all text panels that use SQL
  5. Added “Users” node to the objects tree
  6. Added Jaybird4 driver

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New version of RedExpert 2020.10 has been released

New version of RedExpert 2020.10 has been released.

Fixes:

  • A value of a variable is not lost when editing a procedure.
  • Object names are quoted only when necessary.
  • Removed redundancy in variable declarations.
  • Generation of a random date (There was an error that the minimum is greater than the maximum).
  • Comments to variables are not lost when editing a procedure.
  • Roles which were not created by a user have been moved under the system roles branch.
  • Few first characters in the cell are displayed instead of ‘CLOB DATA’.
  • Removed the unreasonable occurrence of the error about the loss of connection with the server.
  • Fixed generation of table DDL statement.
  • Fixed generation of procedure DDL statement.
  • Fixed generation of trigger DDL statement.
  • Fixed display of table constraints.
  • Fixed display of release notes in the application.

Improvements:

  • Added the ability to use autoddl when executing a script.
  • Added the ability to manage update rule and delete rule for foreign keys.
  • Added the ability to use autocomplete without hotkeys.
  • Added the ability to delete user settings when uninstalling the application.
  • Added the ability to work with collates of character sets in datatypes.

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New version of RedExpert 2020.08 has been released

New version of RedExpert 2020.08 has been released.

The main changes:

  • the launch of the program and the search for Java have been completely redesigned. Now if Java is not found, it is suggested to specify the path manually or download Java automatically;
  • fixed display of system objects (generators, domains and functions that are not defined by the user are not displayed in the main nodes);
  • fixed execution of the script containing “execute block”;
  • fixed editing procedure with declare variables block;
  • removed the type of object while copying the name;
  • fixed display of tables if “RDB $ RELATION_TYPE IS NULL”;
  • fixed bugs with autoincrement while creating and editing tables;
  • other minor fixes.

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Django 2.2 driver for Firebird 3

RED SOFT has added support of Firebird 3 into the Django 2.2 framework.

RED SOFT developer Vasily Yashkov made a pull request which recently has been accepted. Find details and main changes here.

The new version of the driver was successfully tested with Django 2.2.10/2.2.11 and Firebird 3/RedDatabase 3.

If you use Django with Firebird 2.5 or less please try to migrate your database to Firebird 3.0 and test new version of the driver. Now you can install it manually as described in the instruction but follow the news and wait the next release soon.

RedExpert: free open source tool for Firebird administration from RedSoft

RedSoft, Platinum Sponsor of Firebird Foundation and contributor of Firebird Project development, has introduced the new major version of the free open-source multi-platform tool for administration and development of Firebird databases: RedExpert v2020.04.1.

The new version introduces:a test data generator, database object dependencies, and many other improvements and bug fixes.
Download here RedExpert installation and binaries.

Join RedExpert development
If you like RedExpert as a tool and as an idea of a free multi-platform high-quality tool for Firebird, and if you have experience as a Java developer or tester, or simply as advanced Firebird user, please join the development effort: RedExpert sources are available in GitHub, please submit your pull-requests there, and send your feedback, bug reports, suggestions, etc to Issues section on GitHub.

Red Database 2.1 beta 3 is available for download – source code included

I would like to announce that we made Red Database Beta 3 available for
download from our website at:
http://www.red-soft.biz/en/download_2.1

Its general features include:
– Java UDFs and procedures
– Full-text search functionality based on Lucene library
– native stored procedures debugger