Firebird ADO.NET Data Provider

This .NET Framework Class Library is provided by Firebird. The main functionality of the class library is contained in the file FirebirdSql.Data.FirebirdClient.dll.

Add a reference to the assembly FirebirdSql.Data.FirebirdClient and include the FirebirdSql.Data.FirebirdClient namespace. Instantiate a new FbConnection connection object. Set the connection string and open the connection.

VB.NET code sample
Imports FirebirdSql.Data.FirebirdClient
Dim myConnection As FbConnection = New FbConnection()
myConnection.ConnectionString = myConnectionString
' execute queries, etc
C# code sample
using FirebirdSql.Data.FirebirdClient;
FbConnection myConnection = new FbConnection();
myConnection.ConnectionString = myConnectionString;
// execute queries, etc

More info about this class library can be found at the Firebird product page.


This .NET Framework Class Library, Firebird ADO.NET Data Provider, can be downloaded here.

Connection Strings

The Firebird ADO.NET Data Provider class library can be used to connect to the following data sources by using the following connection string references: