Firebird News

Friday, July 21, 2017

Firebird 3.0.3 for MacOSX (Beta)

A beta version of a 64bit Firebird 3.0.3 for MacOSX is now available as a download for those of you who might be interested in trying it. http://www.ibphoenix.com/download/firebird/30

Changing the HASH function (Firebird CORE-4436)

There is an interesting discussion on firebird-devel about changing and extending the hash function in Firebird (related to CORE-4436)

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Firebird support for Decfloat will be enabled in Firebird 4.0



Firebird support for Decfloat will be enabled in Firebird 4.0 (Can be tested with latest snapshots)

Decfloat is a new SQL:2016 standard type introduced by IBM in DB2

Firebird Documentation Funding 2017

Documentation Funding 2017 Reached 5000$ of the 5000$ Goal https://www.firebirdsql.org/en/doc-funding-2017/



The Firebird Project's 2017 project is to translate into English the Firebird Developer Guide, a Russian-language work sponsored by IBSurgeon and Moscow Exchange, edit and review it and publish it in the project's documentation library. For this project, as ever, we need funding. This is your opportunity to make it happen, by contributing whatever you can to our crowdfunding campaign.