Language Reference Guide

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This is a reference guide to InterBase elements. Topics include:

  • The SQL statement and function reference
  • Procedures and triggers
  • Keywords
  • Error codes and messages
  • System tables, temporary tables, and views
  • Character sets and collation orders

Chapters

Chapter Product
Chapter 1: Using the InterBase Language Reference Provides syntax and usage information for SQL and DSQL language elements.
Chapter 2: SQL Statement and Function Reference Provides syntax and usage information for SQL and DSQL language elements.
Chapter 3: Porcedures and Triggers Describes syntax and usage information for stored procedure and trigger language.
Chapter 4: Keywords Lists keywords, symbols, and punctuation, that have special meaning to InterBase.
Chapter 5: Error Codes and Messages” Summarizes InterBase error messages and error codes
Chapter 6: System Tables, Temporary Tables, and Views Describes InterBase system tables and views that track metadata.
Chapter 7: Character Sets and Collation Orders Explains all about character sets and corresponding collation orders for a variety of environments and uses.

Note: For a listing of functions provided in the InterBase UDF library, see the “Working with UDFs and Blob Filters” chapter in the Developer’s Guide.
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