Publish date: 2014-11-24

Go to Visual Studio 2013 Community!

On November 12, 2014, Microsoft released the new free edition of Visual Studio 2013 called Community. One of the key features of the new edition is that small teams are now allowed to create commercial applications!

The functionality of the Community edition is as good as that of the Professional edition.

Most likely, Visual Studio 2015 will have the same free edition!

We are happy that things have turned out this way and now we are ready to present the updated versions of IBProvider and NetProvider with maximum support for Visual Studio 2013.


  • Assemblies for FW 4.5.1 added.
  • DDEX provider for VS2013 added.
  • Small changes in
  • New example added – 18.

IBProvider v3.21

  • Recompiled using VS2013. File signature – vc12xp.
  • Internal changes.
  • Support for MSSQL 2014 added.
  • Support for the Win9x systems removed.

For registered users, binaries created by VS2010 and VS2012 are also available.

Our plans

We have come up with the nearest big task in the development of IBProvider. It will have its own code for network interaction with Firebird 2.5. In other words, fbclient.dll will become unnecessary. This will not only simplify the use of our components but also substantially improve the reliability of the systems that use IBProvider, such as MSSQL for example.

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