Using IBX Components with Delphi

The main way to access Firebird (and Interbase) databases is to use InterBase Express (IBX) components.


Identifying a Database

Using Delphi 5 SP1 with the IBX upgrade, all 3 of the following methods of identifying a database work with regular *.exe files However, only the following works with web server (CGI) *.exe files The other 2 methods (with slashes) cause various errors. (This is by design ... it is not an error.)

IBX Updates

The IBX components that come with Delphi 5 will not work in CGI files (web access) and must be upgraded.

In addition, the IBX update provides


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