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Valentina Release 2.5 Notes

Valentina Release 2.5.X are free upgrades to users of Valentina 2.x database technology.

Valentina Release 2.5.X is remarkable because it introduces several new, forward looking technologies as well as “fill in” the features much requested or discussed since the introduction of Valentina 2.0.

Recent Updates

Valentina 2.5.8 - Paradigma Software released a minor update fixing database kernel issues on March 19, 2007

Valentina 2.5.7 - Paradigma Software released a minor update fixing database kernel issues on March 06, 2007

Valentina 2.5.6 - Paradigma Software released a minor update fixing database kernel issues on February 26, 2007

Valentina 2.5.5 - Paradigma Software released a minor update to Valentina and first releases of Valentina for Ruby on Rails on February 1, 2007

Valentina 2.5.4 - Paradigma Software released a minor update to Valentina on January 20, 2007

Valentina 2.5.3 - Paradigma Software released a minor update to Valentina on January 09, 2007

Valentina 2.5.2 - Paradigma Software released a minor update to Valentina on December 26, 2006

Valentina Adapters

Adapters are extensions to Valentina that add new and specialized functionality to Valentina applications.

Bonjour Adapter

Adapter - Bonjour - A new extension or adapter to Valentina Developer Network allowing easy discovery and use of Valentina Embedded Server and Valentina Office Server on cross-platform networks.

SSL Adapter

Adapter - SSL - The Valentina SSL Adapter allows you to establish secure, SSL connections between your Valentina based solution and Valentina Embedded Server.

Valentina for REALbasic Bindings

Valentina for REALbasic 2.5 includes sub-classed versions of standard REALbasic controls - using the standard REALbasic binding method - to allow REALbasic developers to automatically bind Valentina queries and their results in REALbasic solutions.

New SQL Commands

New! Statement + With - A new Common Table Expression option allows you to create cleaner, easier to understand complex SQL statements and work with virtual VIEWs.

New! PIVOT TABLE - A new feature lets you create virtual “cross-tabs” greatly enhancing your ability to create powerful data analysis applications.

New Product Configurations

Valentina ODBC - Valentina ODBC Client is included with Valentina Office Server, allowing ODBC aware applications to utilize data stored in Valentina databases. Valentina ODBC is also available for use with Valentina Embedded Server with VDN Professional.

Valentina PHP - Valentina PHP Client is included with Valentina Office Server and allows PHP 4 and PHP 5 scripting. Valentina PHP is also available for use with Valentina Embedded Server with VDN Professional.

Valentina Ruby / Ruby on Rails - Valentina Ruby Client is included with Valentina Office Server and allows scripting in Ruby and Ruby on Rails. Valentina Ruby Local is also available as an ADK for building local database solutions.