We’re happy to share our first Swift version of the ObjectBox database for iOS and macOS! We want to give you a Swift “native” API without any ObjectiveC legacy shining through, which is why we decided to put Swift, with its unique language features, first. We really want your feedback on this to improve swiftly, for example on our query API (more details below):
The ObjectBox C API is here, as requested by IoT C/C++ developers. ObjectBox’s efficiency is a perfect match for the Internet of Things with its resource-restricted devices and need for offline capability.
We released ObjectBox 2.2 for Android more than a week ago: It comes with important fixes and we advise to update to the latest version asap. We noticed that already fixed issues are still being reported. Thus, we decided to dedicate a small blog post to increase the awareness for the two most important fixes:
With the release of ObjectBox 2.0 we are hitting a new milestone on our journey to make embedded databases simpler to use and faster. Two of the highlights we already announced in our 2.0 beta post: links (aka joins) and relation completeness. The final release brings some refinements to those and brings additional features like unique constraints and hash-based indexing.
ObjectBox 2.0 will be a big step ahead and we are proud to announce the beta release today. Relations and queries are the two major themes. First, ObjectBox finally allows queries to use relations to expand queries across multiple entities. We call this “link” and it is simpler to use than a SQL “join” as used in conventional databases: