Subject [ANN] Firebird .NET Data Provider 1.6 Beta 1 released
Author Carlos Guzmán Álvarez

Firebird .NET Data Provider 1.6 Beta 1 available for download.

Changes in this release (Review the changelog for details):

Beta 1 ( 2004-03-29 )
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(Please review the changelog for details)

- Better fit to ADO.NET.

- Bug fixes.

- Improved handling of char and varchar fields handling
( reading of field values and writing of parameter values )

- Improved time and datetime data types handling
( now the millisecods are taken into account up to 3 digits,
with values between 0 and 999 )

- Improved Columns, Domains and Procedure parameters schemas
by adding a new PROVIDER_TYPE column ( FbDbType value )

- Added new FbCommandBuilderBehabior enumeration, this allows to
choose how the WHERE clausule will be generated in the
FbCommandBuilder class for the UPDATE and DELETE commands.

- Added the server type comobobox to the Connection String editor

- Improved FbCommandBuilder implementation.

- Improved handling of transactions.


You can read the Changelog at:

You can download binarys for .NET 1.0 at:

You can download binarys for .NET 1.1 at:

You can download sources at:

You can download documentation at:

CVS Tag: NP_1_6_BETA1

Best regards

Carlos Guzmán Álvarez