Subject Re: [Firebird-general] At last - our Firebird book
Author Martijn Tonies

Good news!!


> Celebrate with me!

We'll have a drink (or two) in Fulda :) ...

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - the developer tool for InterBase & Firebird
Upscene Productions

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

> Hi all,
> I'm pleased to tell you that I have exchanged contracts with APress
> ( to write and publish "User's Guide to the Firebird
> SQL Database". The manuscript deadline is mid-November. I believe APress
> intends to post the flyers and the outline on its website late in June.
> No, it's not the "magnum opus" that the original (1700-page) IBDH was
> 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 was
> 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 of
> crusty old Paradox tables. (If I can avoid distractions over the next two
> weeks, those doing my Database Design segments at the Fulda conference
> get a foretaste of the new fdb!)