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July 04, 2012
Accordingly to its release lifetime policy, Firebird Project notifies that the Firebird v2.0 series has reached its end of life and thus will not be maintained anymore. The last official release in this series, Firebird 2.0.7, which has been announced this year, will be available from the "discontinued" section of the download area.
June 23, 2012
Firebird Project is pleased to announce Firebird 2.1.5 — the latest minor release in the Firebird 2.1 series.

Binary kits for Windows, Linux and MacOSX on both 32-bit and 64-bit platforms are immediately available for download. For MacOSX, LIPO (fat client) packages are also included. For the full list of changes please refer to the Release Notes See especially the bugs fixed in this sub-release. 
June 01, 2012
The 9th edition of the Firebird Developers Day will be held in Piracicaba-SP, Brazil, in 21/July.

It is an one day conference, and the number of expected attendees are between 450-600 people. Currently talks grid includes sessions about Mobile Development accessing remote FB servers, Database corruption, Firebird 3 new features, Window Functions, etc.

Firebird Developers Day's sponsors are IBSurgeon, Unimep, Fast Reports, Locador, ActiveDelphi.

More information: www.firebirddevelopersday.com.br.
May 24, 2012
The 2.7.7 version of ADO.NET provider for Firebird is ready for download. This version contains some bug fixes and several new features.

You can find all details in tracker.
May 22, 2012
The Firebird Project team is happy to announce that the release candidate for Firebird 2.1.5 is ready for testing. This includes packages for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X platforms, as well as the source code tarball.

Please test as much as possible and report bugs and regressions to the firebird-devel mailing list.
April 13, 2012
The Firebird Project is pleased to announce the release of Firebird 2.0.7.

The source code and binary packages for Windows 32-bit, Linux x86 and x64 and MacOSX/Darwin x86 are available for download. Please refer to the Release Notes for the list of bugs fixed in this release.
April 07, 2012
The Firebird JDBC team is happy to announce the release of Jaybird 2.2.0 beta-1.

This release contains the following changes:
  • Enhanced support for JDBC 4.0 (Java 6),
  • Support for JDBC 4.1 (Java 7) — including try-with-resources support,
  • Implementation of getGeneratedKeys(),
  • Enhanced support for the services API,
  • Support for 64 bit native libraries for Type 2 / Embedded,
  • A number of bug fixes.
The beta release is also available on Maven (*):
<groupId>org.firebirdsql.jdbc</groupId>
<artifactId>jaybird-jdkXX</artifactId>
<version>2.2.0-beta-1</version>


The artifactId depends on your target Java version: jaybird-jdk15, jaybird-jdk16 or jaybird-jdk17.

*) As this is the first release to Maven and we need manual authorization from Sonatype, it can take several days before the artifacts are really available on Maven.
March 28, 2012
Today Jiri Cincura announced 2.7.5 update of Firebird.NET — ADO.NET provider for Firebird SQL. More details.
March 27, 2012
The 3rd issue of Firebird SQL Newsletter was delivered to all subscribers yesterday. You can read it online here.

In order to subscribe to the Firebird SQL Newsletter, please fill out this form and then click on the link in the confirmation email.
March 20, 2012
Alexander Potapchenko is happy to announce that he has released the v.2.0.1 ODBC/JDBC driver for Firebird. What's New document, sources and binaries for Windows and Linux 32-bit and 64-bit are ready to download.
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