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January 17, 2021

Jaybird 4.0.2 and 3.0.10 have been released.

Jaybird 4.0.2

The following has been changed or fixed since Jaybird 4.0.1:

  • Fixed: First letter of JDBC escape was case-sensitive (JDBC-632)

  • Fixed: Some usernames cannot authenticate using SRP (JDBC-635)

  • Fixed: ServiceConfigurationError while loading plugins could prevent Jaybird from loading (JDBC-636)

Jaybird 4 supports Firebird 2.5 and higher, on Java 7, 8, 11 and 15 (support for Java 15 using the Java 11 version of the driver).

See also:

Jaybird 3.0.10

Although Jaybird 3 is still maintained, we recommend upgrading to Jaybird 4.

The following has been changed or fixed since Jaybird 3.0.10:

  • Added: A static utility method FBDriver.normalizeProperties which, given a JDBC url and a Properties object, returns a Map containing the merged properties normalized to the common property name. (JDBC-627)

  • Fixed: Use of isc_dpb_no_db_triggers no longer logs a warning (JDBC-628)

  • Fixed: First letter of JDBC escape was case-sensitive (JDBC-632)

  • Fixed: Some usernames cannot authenticate using SRP (JDBC-635)

  • Fixed: ServiceConfigurationError while loading plugins could prevent Jaybird from loading (JDBC-636)

Jaybird 3 supports Firebird 2.0 and higher, on Java 7, 8, 11 and 15. Basic Java 9 and higher compatibility is provided through the Java 8 version of the driver.

See also:

Jaybird 4.0.2 and 3.0.10 have been released.

Jaybird 4.0.2

The following has been changed or fixed since Jaybird 4.0.1:

  • Fixed: First letter of JDBC escape was case-sensitive (JDBC-632)

  • Fixed: Some usernames cannot authenticate using SRP (JDBC-635)

  • Fixed: ServiceConfigurationError while loading plugins could prevent Jaybird from loading (JDBC-636)

Jaybird 4 supports Firebird 2.5 and higher, on Java 7, 8, 11 and 15 (support for Java 15 using the Java 11 version of the driver).

See also:

Jaybird 3.0.10

Although Jaybird 3 is still maintained, we recommend upgrading to Jaybird 4.

The following has been changed or fixed since Jaybird 3.0.10:

  • Added: A static utility method FBDriver.normalizeProperties which, given a JDBC url and a Properties object, returns a Map containing the merged properties normalized to the common property name. (JDBC-627)

  • Fixed: Use of isc_dpb_no_db_triggers no longer logs a warning (JDBC-628)

  • Fixed: First letter of JDBC escape was case-sensitive (JDBC-632)

  • Fixed: Some usernames cannot authenticate using SRP (JDBC-635)

  • Fixed: ServiceConfigurationError while loading plugins could prevent Jaybird from loading (JDBC-636)

Jaybird 3 supports Firebird 2.0 and higher, on Java 7, 8, 11 and 15. Basic Java 9 and higher compatibility is provided through the Java 8 version of the driver.

See also:

January 09, 2021
As you know, FirebirdSQL is one of the few truly free databases available on macOS, which allows software vendors to embed it into their own applications without royalty payments. In the following article, Paul Beach, maintainer of Firebird MacOS build, describes "Firebird Embedded in a sandboxed MacOS App".
As you know, FirebirdSQL is one of the few truly free databases available on macOS, which allows software vendors to embed it into their own applications without royalty payments. In the following article, Paul Beach, maintainer of Firebird MacOS build, describes "Firebird Embedded in a sandboxed MacOS App".
December 30, 2020
Firebird Project wishes you a wonderful and prosperous holiday. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2021! 
Take a look at the list of the most important releases, events, articles, news in 2020!
Firebird Releases
  • Firebird 4.0 Beta 2, May 2020
  • Firebird 3.0.7 October 2020 (earlier in 2020 were 3.0.5 and 3.0.6, both are substituted with 3.0.7)
  • Firebird 4.0 RC1 - tag for source code of Release Candidate 1 was put December 31, builds and release notes to be released in January!
Support groups now are at Google Groups
May 2020 – due to the closing of Yahoo Groups, support groups were moved to Google Groups:   Events Active Telegram channels Documentation, articles, materials
Documentation
  • During 2020, Firebird Documentation was changed from DocBook to Asciidoc, a more convenient and flexible format. Many documents were reviewed and updated: www.firebirdsql.org/en/documentation/ 
Interesting Articles and Videos in 2020
Firebird Project wishes you a wonderful and prosperous holiday. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2021! 
Take a look at the list of the most important releases, events, articles, news in 2020!
Firebird Releases
  • Firebird 4.0 Beta 2, May 2020
  • Firebird 3.0.7 October 2020 (earlier in 2020 were 3.0.5 and 3.0.6, both are substituted with 3.0.7)
  • Firebird 4.0 RC1 - tag for source code of Release Candidate 1 was put December 31, builds and release notes to be released in January!
Support groups now are at Google Groups
May 2020 – due to the closing of Yahoo Groups, support groups were moved to Google Groups:   Events Active Telegram channels Documentation, articles, materials
Documentation
  • During 2020, Firebird Documentation was changed from DocBook to Asciidoc, a more convenient and flexible format. Many documents were reviewed and updated: www.firebirdsql.org/en/documentation/ 
Interesting Articles and Videos in 2020
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