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Go Ahead…Think Outside The Box

I know, I know, my next tech post was supposed to be about connecting to FirebirdSQL database tables via an ODBC connection. I promise it is coming, but in the meantime, I had an epiphany the other day and I wanted to share it.

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Visually Create, Edit & Maintain FireBirdSQL Databases

Ok, in the last post, I explained how to install FirebirdSQL with the basic (and perfectly acceptable) default settings. When I first decided to start working with Firebird, I was intimidated because I really didn’t know that much about SQL and working with the included ISQL.exe command prompt seemed a bit cryptic to me. If you’ve been working with SQL …

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Installing FireBirdSQL

I described in a previous post¬†some of the work we’ve done with FirebirdSQL and now it is time to get to work. FirebirdSQL is a relational database that runs on Linux, Windows and many different Unix platforms. It was originally developed in 1981 and has existed under various names and incarnations since that time. Before being released as open source, …

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My First FireBirdSQL Project

In 2006, I was approached by my client using the AgentTrax Sales Management system that I began working on in 2000, because they wanted a web-based front-end to allow their agents (at the time numbering around 8,000 active agents) to contract online as well as to have a place for active agents to enter their sales production and distribute that …

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Lingering After Effects of FoxForward 2007

Having just returned from FoxForward 2007, I can say that the recovery process may never be over. I saw more things that I want to implement than I have time to implement, but I’m making a solemn promise to try get them all done. FoxForward 2007 for me was simply one of the best experiences and I highly recommend the …

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