Frank D. Engel, Jr.
fde101 at fjrhome.net
Wed Feb 23 13:32:21 EST 2005
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You probably would do best to use an ODBC driver for Firebird, if you
are certain you want to use Firebird.
Meanwhile, you might consider PostgreSQL instead. The new version has
a native Windows build (for the first time), and it has a very long
history with even very large databases under UNIX systems. It is
available for more platforms than Firebird, and also offers a very
nice, professional feature set. A Windows-based binary installer is
available. Oh, and it's also free. I've been using it quite happily
in combination with Rev, and I know others on the list have as well.
On Feb 23, 2005, at 1:04 PM, Lynch, Jonathan wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I need to learn to use a database with some of my Rev apps. After much
> reading about the different options, I think I would like to use
> 1) It is free
> 2) People say it works great
> 3) People say it works great on windows
> 4) It doesn't require that I do any C compiling to make it work.
> I am trying to figure out the best way to use Firebird from Revolution,
> and am wondering if anyone else here does it?
> Should I open up ISQL from within Rev, and use write to process
> to control ISQL to send and receive data from Firebird?
> Is there a driver native to Rev that will work with Firebird?
> Am I missing something really obvious because I know diddlysquat about
> databases and database drivers?
> use-revolution mailing list
> use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
Frank D. Engel, Jr. <fde101 at fjrhome.net>
$ ln -s /usr/share/kjvbible /usr/manual
$ true | cat /usr/manual | grep "John 3:16"
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have
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