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December 31, 2013
Happy New Year!
From all the team here at Firebird Project we wish you and your families all the very best for the Holiday season and the New Year. 2013 has been a fantastic year for Firebird and next 2014 should be even better!
Thanks to all Firebird sponsors and developers, Firebird 3.0 is on the way, the next testing release (Alpha 2) is expected in Q1 2014 with Beta 1 following in Q2 2014.
December 07, 2013
Jaybird 2.2.4 Released
The Firebird JDBC team is happy to announce the release of
This release contains the following fixes:
Fixed: Exceptions during statement preparation leave connection and transaction open after explicit close (
Fixed batch update (or insert) with blob set through
sets empty blob for all but the first batch entry (
Fixed incomplete checks of database, transaction, statement and blob handle validity before continuing with actions. These incomplete checks could lead to unexpected exceptions (for example a
Fixed error when setting connection charset equal to "
" java property (
Fixed connection character set not correctly set when specifying the Java connection characterset (
Fixed incorrect lengths and/or radix reported by
Initial Java 8 / JDBC 4.2 support (
type support, see
Support for Firebird 3 BOOLEAN type
in the release notes for more details (
Added fallback of loading
implementations to prevent
in Hibernate reverse engineering wizard in NetBeans (
Fixed: Jaybird should specify dialect 3 in dpb when no explicit dialect was set (
methods defined by JDBC to only accept the actual table name also accepted a
-pattern or empty string or
. This was changed to conform to JDBC. This change can break applications that relied on the incorrect behavior (
Affected methods are:
. As part of this change
now handles names in the wrong case slightly different.
Jaybird 3.0 will further modify and restrict the pattern matching and case sensitivity of metadata methods. See
Future changes to Jaybird
in the release notes for more details.
The release is also available on maven(*):
*The artifactId depends on your target Java version: jaybird-jdk15, jaybird-jdk16
November 28, 2013
Firebird Seminars in Siegburg (Germany) and Prague (Czech Republic)
Firebird seminars took place in Siegburg (November 22, 2013) and Prague (November 25, 2013). 39 and 50 attendees were there, photo reports are available at
page of FirebirdSQL. Stay tune for the next seminar date and place!
More details about seminar schedule:
November 18, 2013
ADO.NET Provider 22.214.171.124 Release
Jiri Cincura announces the 126.96.36.199 Release of ADO.NET provider for Firebird.
You can download it in the "
" section of Downloads. Enjoy!
October 11, 2013
Firebird Tour: Prague, November 25
is a series of seminars around the world in 2013 and 2014, devoted to Firebird, with members of Firebird Project as speakers. See detailed schedule of the seminar here:
Languages at seminar will English and Czech. Organizers of Firebird Tour are
Firebird seminar in Prague
will take place in
Hotel Extol Inn
, November 25, 2013, from 09-00 to 18-00.
Please feel free to ask any questions:
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