January 22, 2008

Handbook Note 82/113: dbExpress and FireBird

Note 82 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook

Note 82: Even this is not officially supported, the InterBase driver can still be used to access FireBird databases. It is about time CodeGear provides specific support for this database, which is likely to be the most commonly used database for Delphi applications.

This blog post is part of my "113 Delphi 2007 Handbook Notes" blogging project, to promote my new Delphi book.

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Handbook Note 82/113 dbExpress and FireBird 

in DBX4(Interbase driver) you can see firebird blob 
fields but you can NOT edit them.
Comment by Mario on January 22, 23:03

Handbook Note 82/113 dbExpress and FireBird 

 I'm really not sure if CodeGear will provide a native
dbExpress driver for firebird.  I hope so.
Comment by jachguate [http://jachguate.wordpress.com] on January 24, 02:03

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