Firebird News

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Firebird 3.0.5 sub-release is available

Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 3.0.5 — the 5th point release in the Firebird 3.0 series.

This sub-release offers many bug fixes and also adds a few improvements, please refer to the Release Notes for the full list of changes.
Binary kits for Windows and Linux platforms are immediately available for download, Android and Mac OS packages will follow shortly.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Firebird high-level native client for Node.js / TypeScript updated to v2.1.0


Firebird high-level native client for Node.js / TypeScript updated to v2.1.0 with a few changes .


Feature #30 - Add methods executeReturningAsObject and fetchAsObject to return records as objects instead of arrays.
Feature #43 - Add Statement.columnLabels property.

Monday, January 06, 2020

Wire encryption plugin using chacha cypher in Firebird master branch

AlexPeshkoff Added wire crypt plugin using ChaCha cipher Co-authored-by: Vlad Khorsun

Here is the pull request #244

SHA-256 in Firebird 3.0.x

Thanks to contributions from Alex Peshkov and Tony Whyman in Firebird 3.0.4

SHA-256 message digest may be used instead of SHA-1 for generating the client proof: