Developer DVD #23 - October 2013

A complete Firebird package: IBPhoenix is now shipping its twenty third Developer DVD.

The Developer DVD contain's the leatest version of the The Firebird Book: a Reference for Database Developers - Edition II (upto date to Firebird 2.5) as well as binaries for all the latest builds and installs for Firebird (1.0.x, 1.5.x, 2.0.x. 2.1.x and 2.5.x) plus all the other Firebird related software. The DVD also contains other documentation, drivers, tools, and source code. Also included on the DVD is an application that allows a user to browse and search their own copy of the Firebird support and developer archive lists.

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The Firebird Book: a Reference for Database Developers - Ed. II

by Helen Borrie

The Firebird Book: a Reference for Database Developers - Edition II is now availble directly from IBPhoenix in both a three volume printed book format, Volume 1: Firebird Fundamentals, Volume 2: Developing with Firebird Data and Volume 3: Administering Firebird Servers and Databases. and also in electronic format (e-book) on the Developer DVD or as an immediate download. It covers Firebird upto Firebird V2.5.

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ADO.NET provider 4V.5.0.0 for Firebird is ready and available for download. Jiri's notes on this release.


Building Flamerobin for static release. Also available as a binary snapshot for Linux x86-64.


Firebird V2.5.3 is available for download.


IBX For Lazarus (Firebird Express) V.1.1 is available.


An early snapshot of Jaybird V3.0 is available for testing purposes. "The protocol implementation has been fundamentally rewritten and changes have been made for stricter JDBC conformance. As a result the driver might exhibit different behavior than previous versions. Please read the release notes carefully to see if those differences are intentional. Bug reports about undocumented changes in behavior are appreciated." The driver can be downloaded from Sourceforge or Maven (from the sonatype snapshot repository).