Firebird Conference 2014 took place on 24-25 October in Prague, Czech Republic, Clarion Congress Hotel. Some facts about the Firebird Conference 2014: there were 110 attendees, 18 speakers, 23 interesting presentations and, of course, invaluable conversations between sessions.
Headliners of Firebird Conference were core developers of Firebird Project: Dmitry Yemanov and Vlad Khorsun, they presented the latest news about Firebird and plans for future development.
Special guests at Firebird Conference 2014 were Jim Starkey (original architect of InterBase, Falcon (MySQL), NuoDB and more) and Ann Harrison, with two very interesting presentations about high performance threading development and orphan records in Firebird.
Firebird driver developers, Jiri Cincura and Mark Rotteveel, spoke about Firebird.NET and Java. The second talk of Mark's was about Java and jOOq was also supported by Lucas Eder, original creator of jOOq.
The audience was great, many sessions turned into valuable conversations, generating tricky questions and comprehensive answers.
At the URL below you can download all the presentations that were made at the conference:http://www.firebirdsql.org/file/community/conference-2014/pdf/firebird_conference_2014_presentations.zip