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May 19, 2018
The format of the connection string for connecting to a database plays an essential role in determining the protocol of the connection request. Firebird 3 introduced a new way to express these strings: URL-style.
Read more in the new article by Helen Borrie and Vlad Horsun: "Connection Strings in Firebird 3"
May 05, 2018
The Firebird JDBC team is happy to announce the release of Jaybird 3.0.4.

This release of Jaybird introduces two new features: wire protocol encryption and database encryption callback support.

Jaybird 3.0.4 contains the following fixes and changes:
  • New feature: Back-ported wire encryption support from Jaybird 4 (JDBC-415)
  • Fixed: Native/embedded (JNA) connections truncate varchars to length 255 on read (JDBC-518)
  • New feature: Database encryption callback support in pure Java protocol (JDBC-527)
See the Jaybird 3.0.4 release notes for more information. Jaybird 3.0.4 can be downloaded from the JDBC Driver page.
May 02, 2018
Firebird has been selected as Project of the Month for May on SourceForge.  Read the interview with Pavel Cisar, one of our project admins and President of the Firebird Foundation.
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