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September 05, 2011
Firebird 2.1.4 builds for HP-UX 11 Classic & Embedded (PA-RISC) are available for download at Firebird 2.1.4 page.
September 02, 2011
Firebird 2.1.4 builds for Solaris Intel x86 32- and 64-bits are available for download at Firebird 2.1.4 page.
August 24, 2011
The Firebird Project team is happy to announce that the v.2.5.1 release candidate kits for Linux and Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platforms are ready for testing.  MacOSX kits are delayed by a problem with MacOSX 10.7 (Lion) but should appear soon.  Enjoy! and please report bugs or regressions to the firebird-devel list.
June 13, 2011
The Firebird documentation team is pleased to announce the availability of the Firebird 2.5 Language Reference Update. This comprehensive manual, available in HTML and PDF, contains all the SQL additions, updates and improvements since InterBase 6. Combined with the InterBase 6 Language Reference, it forms a complete SQL reference for Firebird 2.5.
June 06, 2011
Firebird has the new website now. Explore it's capabilities, sign up for the Firebird Newsletter and join us in social networks.

Old version of Firebird website is available at

If you encounter any problems with the new website, please report them to the tracker.
June 03, 2011
It’s half maintenance release, half new features. You can find all bug fixes in tracker.

The new features include and improvements:
  • Support for Trace API in Firebird 2.5.
  • Improvements in SQL generation for Entity Framework.
  • Support for commands logging .
  • Slightly faster command execution of big queries.
  • And a lot of small code improvement making it more stable…
You can download it at SourceForge or in the ".NET Provider" section of Downloads.
April 05, 2011
Alexander Potapchenko is happy to announce that he has released the v.2.0 ODBC/JDBC driver for Firebird. Access the What's New document, sources and binaries for Windows and Linux 32-bit and 64-bit here.
March 25, 2011
The venue and date for the next edition of the Brazilian Firebird Developers Day (FDD) is now defined. The conference will be in Piracicaba-SP, at Unimep (same place as the previous editions), in July 23, 2011. More information will be published in May, at the conference site.
March 22, 2011
Firebird 2.1.4 MacOSX for PowerPC, 32-bit Classic and Superserver packages are ready to download.
March 15, 2011
The Firebird Project team is pleased to announce the latest minor release in the Firebird 2.1 series, v.2.1.4, addressing bugs that have arisen since the v.2.1.3 release in 2009. Kits are ready to download for Linux, Windows and MacOSX on both 32-bit and 64-bit Intel platforms. For MacOSX, LIPO (fat client) packages are included and PowerPC kits will follow soon.

Thanks to those who participated in testing snapshots and the release candidate during the months past. Enjoy!
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