IBPP, where the 'PP' stands for '++', is a C++ client interface for Firebird SQL. It also works with InterBase® 6.0, though it is expected it might only support Firebird in the future. It is a class library, free of any specific development tool dependencies. It is not tied to any 'visual' or 'RAD' tool. It was developed to add Firebird access in any C++ application. Those applications using IBPP can be non-visual (CORBA/COM objects, other libraries of classes and functions, procedural 'legacy' code, for instance). But it can of course also be used in visual or RAD environments. IBPP is purely a dynamic SQL interface to Firebird. In some easy to use C++ classes, you will find nearly all what is needed to access a Firebird database, and manipulate the data. IBPP also offers access to most of the administrations tasks: creating a database, modifying its structure, performing online backups, administering user accounts on the server and the like.