dbExpress driver for MySQL History

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

28-Apr-16 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 6.8.11

  • RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin is supported
  • Support for utf8mb4 charset is added

10-Sep-15 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 6.7.9

  • 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 MySQL 6.6.8

  • RAD Studio XE8 is supported

19-May-14 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 6.5.7

  • RAD Studio XE7 is supported

28-May-14 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 6.4.6

  • RAD Studio XE6 is supported

21-Feb-14 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 6.3.5

  • RAD Studio XE5 Update 2 is now required

23-Oct-13 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 6.3.4

  • Rad Studio XE5 is supported
  • IPv6 protocol support is added

17-May-13 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 6.2.3

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

25-Dec-12 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 6.1.2

  • Rad Studio XE3 Update 1 is now required
  • C++Builder 64-bit for Windows is supported
  • Support for interactive connections is added

10-Sep-12 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 6.0.1

  • 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 MySQL 5.1.3

  • Update 4 for RAD Studio XE2, Delphi XE2, and C++Builder XE2 is now required
  • SSL secure connection support is added

16-Dec-11 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 5.1.2

  • 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 MySQL 5.0.1

  • 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

06-Oct-10 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.70.26

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio XE supported

02-Jul-10 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.50.23

  • Optimized getting of stored procedures list

07-Dec-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.50.21

  • Added support for dbMonitor 3

23-Sep-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.50.19

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio 2010 supported

27-Mar-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.40.15

  • UseQuoteChar option now works for Delphi 2007 and higher

20-Jan-09 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.40.14

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

26-Nov-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.40.12

  • Added feature to set the 'Params' option for MySQL Embedded server
  • Added support new DATE field type for MySQL server 5.0.54 and older

16-Oct-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.40.11

  • Added full Unicode support for RAD Studio 2009

04-Sep-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.40.10

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

05-Feb-08 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.20.6

  • Improved stability of working with MySQL Embedded server

12-Dec-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.20.5

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

10-Oct-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.20.3

  • CodeGear RAD Studio 2007 supported

12-Jul-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 4.00.2

  • Complete support for dbExpress version 4 in Delphi 2007 for Win32 and C++Builder 2007 added
  • General performance improved
  • Added support for data compression
  • Added support for different network protocols

04-May-07 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 3.20.5

  • Added limited support for Delphi 2007 for Win32

04-Sep-06 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 3.10.4

  • Added support for Turbo Delphi, Turbo Delphi for .NET and Turbo C++
  • Additional option Charset for TSQLConnection available

02-Feb-06 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 3.00.1

  • Delphi 2006 supported
  • Unicode support with coUseUnicode added (Delphi 2006)

16-Sep-05 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 2.60.7

  • FAQ added
  • Additional option Prepared for TSQLConnection available (MySQL >= 4.1)
  • Support for ServerCharSet option added (MySQL >= 4.1)
  • Support for StoredProc added (MySQL >= 5.0)
  • DECIMAL column type in MySQL 5.0 support added

04-May-05 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 2.50.5

  • MySQL 5.0.3 BIT type support added

29-Mar-05 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 2.50.4

  • Support for coUseQuoteChar added
  • Support for coEnableBoolean added

27-Jan-05 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 2.50.3

  • Support for Delphi 2005 added

11-Nov-04 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 2.10

  • "Lost connection" error processing improved
  • New time trial limitation

14-May-04 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 2.00

  • Delphi8 support added
  • MySQL server 5.0 support added
  • Embedded Server Demo added
  • ISQLCursor.isNullable, ISQLCursor.isAutoIncrement support added (4351)

26-Jan-04 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 1.53

  • Limited MySQL server 4.1.1 support added
  • Autostop normal server on start embedded added

01-Dec-03 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 1.52

  • Support for "Host:Port" syntax added
  • Support for eConnTxnIsoLevel added

13-Oct-03 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 1.51

  • Direct mode performance improved
  • SQLConnection.Params['TRIM CHAR'] support added

12-Sep-03 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 1.50

  • Support for Embedded Server added
  • Support for direct connection (w/o libmysql.dll) added using DirectMySQLObjects by Cristian Nicola

12-Jun-03 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 1.03

  • MySQL server 4.1 limited support added

12-May-03 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 1.02

  • Additional option TrimFixedChar to TSQLConnection available
  • Search algorithm for 'libmysqlclient.so' under Linux improved

23-Apr-03 New Features in dbExpress driver for MySQL 1.01

  • 'Server Port' property added under Delphi 7

13-Feb-03 First release of dbExpress driver for MySQL 1.00