Development Tools for Firebird
- Database Comparer
- Database Workbench
- Firebird Maestro
- EMS SQL Manager for InterBase/Firebird
- Interbase/Firebird Development Studio
- SQLeo Visual Query Builder
- Database .NET
- Firebird Stored Procedure Generator
|DbVis Software AB||Freeware or Commercial|
DbVisualizer is a cross-platform database visualization and management tool which entirely relies on the JDBC, Java Database Connectivity APIs. DbVisualizer enables simultaneous connections to many different databases through JDBC drivers. Just point and click to browse the structure of the database, characteristics of tables, etc. Arbitrary SQL statements can be executed and saved between sessions.
We have included Free version of DbVisualizer that contains the basic level of features that most users require. There is also Personal commercial version with much more features. If you want to try the personal version, just install the Free one from the CD and apply for evaluation licence key to unlock the full functionality.
Note: All included packages are without Java VM. DbVisualizer 6 require at least Java 1.5 but Java 1.6 is recommended.
|Clever Components||Freeware or Commercial|
Database Comparer helps to compare, synchronize and update databases structure. You can compare one database with another database or database with SQL/DDL script or even two SQL/DDL scripts!
Database Comparer implements highly intelligent and robust synchronization algorithm. During first comparison step it takes Target database or Target SQL/DDL script and compare it to the Master database or Master SQL/DDL script trying to locate all structure differences and prepare final SQL script which will be applied to the Target and make its structure equal to Master structure.
At this stage Database Comparer extracts all objects, descriptions and links from both Master and Target structures and then compares actual objects from Master with objects from Target building final update SQL script. After final update SQL script is ready you can apply it to the Target database if it is available or just save it to the file and run it later.
Database Comparer also support batch mode so you can synchronize list of Target databases with given Master database or SQL/DDL script at one pass.
Also available in the following editions: Database Comparer VCL and Database Comparer ActiveX
Database Comparer is free for non-commercial use.
|Upscene Productions||Freeware or Commercial|
Database Workbench is a database administration and development tool for InterBase and Firebird (also supports Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL). Workbench provides you with powerful visual object editors, syntax highlighting, test data generator, stored procedure debugger, datapump utility, a powerful schema explorer and dependencies viewer, object and naming templates and much more! Everything you will need as a professional database developer.
|SQL Maestro Group||Commercial|
Firebird Maestro is the premier Windows GUI admin tool for Firebird Server management, control and development.
Firebird Maestro allows you to create, edit, copy, extract and drop all the database objects such as tables, views, procedures, domains, generators, etc., design your database as ER diagram, build queries visually, execute queries and SQL scripts, view and edit data including BLOBs, represent data as diagrams, export and import data to/from most popular file formats, manage Firebird users, and their privileges, and use a lot of other tools designed for the easiest and most efficient work with Firebird Server.
|EMS SQL Manager for InterBase/Firebird||Windows|
|EMS Database Management Solutions, Inc.||Freeware or Commercial|
EMS SQL Manager™ for InterBase/Firebird is a powerful tool for InterBase and Firebird administration and development. SQL Manager 2005 is compatible with any Firebird version up to 2.0 and InterBase version up to 7.5 and supports all of the latest features including trigger messages, BLOB filters, and so on. It offers plenty of powerful tools for experienced users such as Visual Database Designer, Visual Query Builder and Stored Procedure Debugger to satisfy all their needs. SQL Manager 2005 has a new state-of-the-art graphical user interface with well-described wizard system, so clear in use that even a newbie will not be confused with it.
EMS SQL Manager 2005 Lite is freeware tool for InterBase® and Firebird® administration. It has minimal required set of instruments for those users who are new to InterBase server and needs only its basic functionality.
IBDataWorks 1.2 provides a powerful development environment allowing DBA and developers to fully define every aspect of their InterBase® database including the following features:
|HK-Software||Freeware or Commercial|
Complete developer's desktop for InterBase and Firebird. Features include capability to work with two databases at once, BLOB viewer, multi-language (German, English, user-defined), custom keyboard, UDF editor...etc. Powered by FIBPlus. A free, personal edition is also available. This has most of the features of the full version, although several advanced features are disabled.
The Trial version is fully functional. An unregistered copy of IBExpert may be used for evaluation purposes for a period of 45 days following the initial installation. At the end of the TRIAL PERIOD, the user must either register the IBExpert remove it from his system.
The Personal Edition is a free version, offering new users the chance to get acquainted with IBExpert at their own pace. It is however somewhat limited in its functionality, and does not include the following features: Data Analysis, Database Designer, SP/Triggers Debugger, Visual Query Builder, Report Manager, Test Data Generator, Blob Editor, Grant Manager, SP/Triggers/Views Analyzer, Database Comparer, Log Manager, Table Data Comparer and some other features such as autogranting privileges, recomputing selectivity of all indices etc. These features can be viewed and tested in the IBExpert trial version.
|Interbase/Firebird Development Studio||Windows|
Interbase/Firebird Development Studio is a power-packed, fully-loaded solution that most database programmers and administrators can only dream about—at a price you can afford. All stages of your database development, from design to deployment to maintenance, are easy, flexible, and powerful. With Interbase/Firebird Development Studio, you get the most powerful tools for the first time ever—dynamic errors highlighting and refactoring of SQL code. Refactoring allows you to quickly and easily change the project structure to accommodate new features, requirements, or external systems. And, at last, you can now develop error-free code quickly and easily—when code errors highlight dynamically. Our exclusive Database Designer presents the next step in the evolution of database development.
BlazeTop (former SQLHammer) is a tool for database development and administration. Its highly effective ideology has been elaborated due to close cooperation with professional database developers and administrators. It mainly uses a module model similar to that of Delphi/C++Builder, and thus its interface is absolutely handy for its users.
BlazeTop architecture is based on component and dynamic module style that enables us to support different database servers and engines. The current BlazeTop version supports Borland InterBase, Firebird and Yaffil.
|MyGeneration Software||Freeware or Commercial|
MyGeneration is a development tool written in Microsoft .NET that generates code from templates written in C#, VB.NET, JScript, or VBScript. MyMeta API gives your templates access to the meta-data from your database: FireBird, Interbase, Microsoft SQL, Oracle, IBM DB2, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft Access, SQLite, VistaDB and Advantage. MyGeneration can generate code for non-Microsoft operating systems. MyGeneration also offers its own .NET architecture known as dOOdads, it's available in C# and VB.NET.
|SQLeo Visual Query Builder||Java|
|PAscal||Open Source (GPL)|
SQLeo is a free open source SQL Graphical Query builder based on SQLeonardo.2009.03.rc1, that permits to create complex sql queries easily as Access (Microsoft query) do.
This GUI with multi connections, supports virtually all JDBC drivers, including ODBC bridge, has been mainly tested with Oracle, Mysql, Firebird ... on windows.
A Stored Routine and Trigger Debugger.
|fishcodelib||Freeware or Commercial|
Database .NET is an innovative, powerful and intuitive multiple database management tool.
|Firebird Stored Procedure Generator||Windows|
Firebird Stored Procedure Generator generates standard, template stored procedures based on table properties. You can also optionally create a C# class library containing a business object layer and data access layer which can access the stored procedures