Subject Re: At last - our Firebird book
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
Hi Helen,

> Hi all,
> I'm pleased to tell you that I have exchanged contracts with APress
> ( to write and publish "User's Guide to the
> SQL Database". The manuscript deadline is mid-November. I believe
> intends to post the flyers and the outline on its website late in
> No, it's not the "magnum opus" that the original (1700-page) IBDH
was going
> to be. That one is for another season. This book will be about
700 pages
> and I will try very hard to make it the "real insider" book that we
> back in times past. It will take the same practical approach that
> visualised for the IBDH and will launch the new Firebird sample
database -
> a real C/S database this time around, not a conversion from a bunch
> crusty old Paradox tables. (If I can avoid distractions over the
next two
> weeks, those doing my Database Design segments at the Fulda
conference will
> get a foretaste of the new fdb!)
> Celebrate with me!

yeah, yeah, yeah, congrats Helen!

The hottest Firebird related news in this year!!! I do know now what
I want under the christmas tree this year ;-).

Thomas Steinmaurer

See you at the First European Firebird Conference in May in Fulda,