[Mono-list] [ANN] Firebird ADO.NET Data Provider 1.7 Alpha 1 released

Carlos Guzmán Álvarez carlosga@telefonica.net
Thu, 22 Jul 2004 10:14:09 +0200


The Firebird ADO.NET 1.7 Alpha 1 is available for download.

Alpha 1 ( 2004-07-22 )
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( Please, see the changelog for details )

* Initial reimplementation of the Firebird
   Events System.

* Initial changes to FbConnection, FbCommand
   and FbTransaction classes to release resources
   allocated in the Firebird Server without
   the need of explicit calls to Dispose
   (if an object goes out of scope the allocated
   resources should be released in the object

* New FbConnectionString class.

* The Firebird Services implementation now
   works using connection strings.

* Added the ability of create and drop
   databases using connection strings.

* Internal rework of GDS's implementations.

* The documentation package now contains
   preliminary documentation about how the
   Firebird wire protocol is implemented in
   the ADO.NET provider.

* Changed private methods naming to PascalCase
   to match the MS Guidelines.

* The assembly should now be available in the
   Visual Studio Add Reference dialog box after
   the installation (when using the installation

- You can read the Changelog here:


- You can download the sources here:


- You can download the documentation here:


- You can download the mono 1.0 (http://www.mono-project.com/) binaries
(built in windows) here:


- You can download the .NET 1.1 installation here:


CVS Tag: NP_1_7_Alpha1

Best regards

Carlos Guzmán Álvarez