dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird History

This page lists the functionality added in each version of Devart dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird. To view the full changelog including bug fixes, consult the dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird revision history .

28-Apr-16 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 4.8.12

  • RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin is supported

10-Sep-15 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 4.7.10

  • RAD Studio 10 Seattle is supported
  • Now Trial for Win64 is a fully functional Standard Edition

17-Apr-15 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 4.6.9

  • RAD Studio XE8 is supported
  • The ForceUsingDefaultPort connection parameter is added

19-May-14 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 4.5.7

  • RAD Studio XE7 is supported

28-May-14 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 4.4.6

  • RAD Studio XE6 is supported
  • The TrimVarChar connection parameter is added

21-Feb-14 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 4.3.5

  • RAD Studio XE5 Update 2 is now required
  • Support for read-only transactions when using dbExpress 4 is added

17-May-13 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 4.2.3

  • RAD Studio XE4 is supported
  • Assembly registration without .NET SDK installed is improved

25-Dec-12 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 4.1.2

  • RAD Studio XE3 Update 1 is now required
  • C++Builder 64-bit for Windows is supported
  • Snapshot transaction support is added

10-Sep-12 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 4.0.1

  • RAD Studio XE3 is supported
  • Windows 8 is supported
  • Data Explorer is supported
  • dbExpress 4 metadata is supported

20-Mar-12 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 3.1.3

  • Update 4 for RAD Studio XE2, Delphi XE2, and C++Builder XE2 is now required

16-Dec-11 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 3.1.2

  • Update 2 for RAD Studio XE2, Delphi XE2, and C++Builder XE2 is now required
  • Mac OS X in RAD Studio XE2 is supported

15-Sep-11 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 3.0.1

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio XE2 is supported
  • Application development for 64-bit Windows is supported
  • FireMonkey application development platform is supported
  • dclcrdbxXXX.dcp is added to installation

03-Mar-11 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.70.28

  • Added the LockTimeout option

07-Dec-10 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.70.27

  • Improved performance of fetching data

06-Oct-10 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.70.26

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio XE supported

02-Jul-10 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.50.23

  • Added the RequiredFields option

07-Dec-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.50.20

  • Added support for dbMonitor 3
  • Added support for read-only transactions

23-Sep-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.50.18

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio 2010 supported

11-Jun-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.40.16

  • Added the BooleanDomainFields extended driver option

30-Mar-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.40.15

  • Added support for ftWideMemo parameters
  • UseQuoteChar option now works for Delphi 2007 and higher

20-Jan-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.40.14

  • Added driver compiled with Delphi 2007 for using under Windows 98

20-Nov-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.40.13

  • Added support for TWideMemoField for BLOB with subtype 1

16-Oct-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.40.12

  • Added full Unicode support for RAD Studio 2009

04-Sep-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.40.11

  • Support for Delphi 2009 and C++Builder 2009 added

07-Aug-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.20.10

  • Added ability to autoclose transaction after executing queries and closing cursors
  • Added support for executing COMMIT and ROLLBACK statements in TSQLQuery

03-Jul-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.20.9

  • Added support of the RowSetSize parameter under RAD Studio 2007

05-Feb-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.20.7

  • Added support for the '%' wildcard in metadata object names

12-Dec-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.20.6

  • Added support for opening TSQLDataSet with DbxCommandType = DbxMetaData
  • Added the DbxIdaDriverLoader unit in DbxIda Source Code edition to enable embedding the driver into applications

10-Oct-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.20.4

  • CodeGear RAD Studio 2007 supported

06-Jul-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 2.00.2

  • Complete support for dbExpress version 4 in Delphi 2007 for Win32 and C++Builder 2007 added

03-May-07 First release of dbExpress driver for InterBase and Firebird 1.00.1