Getting started

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Getting started

In order to start working and developing with IBExpert, it is necessary to take the following steps:

  1. Download and install Firebird (Open Source database). Alternatively you may also, of course, install InterBase®.
  2. Download and install IBExpert? (Personal or Customer edition)
  3. Setting up IBExpert:
    1. Specifying the user interface: MDI or SDI?
    2. Changing language
    3. Setting up the IBExpert User Database
  4. Registering a database (the example uses the EMPLOYEE database supplied with Firebird and InterBase®)
  5. Working with a database (based on the EMPLOYEE sample database).
  6. IBExpert Screen: get acquainted with IBExpert and how it's set up.
  7. Where to go from here: if you're just starting out, take the time to read through the documentation sources listed in this section.

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