14 Things I Learned at FoxCon 2011

Posted by in C#, Database, FoxPro on 31. Jan, 2011 | 2 Comments

Another great conference for Visual FoxPro Developers, although this one didn’t focus solely on Visual FoxPro. What did I learn there?

MadFox January 2011 Recap

Posted by in Database, FoxPro, Web on 19. Jan, 2011 | 2 Comments

Another great MadFox is in the books!

In Visual FoxPro, Using 32-bit ODBC Drivers on 64-bit Windows

Posted by in Database, FoxPro on 24. Nov, 2010 | 32 Comments

Notes to my future self on how to get 32-bit ODBC drivers installed on 64-bit Windows.

Southwest Fox 2010 Recap

Posted by in Community Relations, Database, FoxPro, Other on 25. Oct, 2010 | 1 Comment

Southwest Fox 2010 has come and gone. Here’s my take.

VFPXTab is not multi-user friendly

Posted by in FoxPro on 29. Sep, 2010 | 0 Comments

If you use VFPXTab to calculate cross-tabs in VFP, you have to modify it to make it work properly in a  multi-user environment. We have a client with West-Wind Web Connection on their server, and one of their dashboard widgets used a cross-tab of some data.  Periodically an error would get automatically emailed to us  […]

The Upgrade Trail from Visual FoxPro to Silverlight is Getting Blazed

Posted by in C#, Database, FoxPro, Other, Web on 23. Aug, 2010 | 1 Comment

If you’re interested in upgrading to Silverlight, Southwest Fox Conference is the place to go.

MadFox July 2010 Recap: It’s Like Jazz

Posted by in C#, FoxPro, Other on 21. Jul, 2010 | 0 Comments

July’s MadFox meeting was like good jazz: we played around with a main theme throughout the night while continually improvising side solos on whatever caught our fancy at the time. We slowly built up to the main theme by reintroducing a theme from a previous meeting, Freshbooks. We discussed some of the features of Freshbooks […]

MadFox Recap, June 2010

Posted by in FoxPro on 18. Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments

MadFox June 2010 Recap, in which we talk FoxMock and mock FoxTalk (not really)!

The Panda and The Fox

Posted by in FoxPro on 24. Dec, 2009 | 2 Comments

Be careful when you name your software after animals, as not all animals get along well. At first.

On VFP and MySql ConnectionStrings

Posted by in Database, FoxPro on 30. Nov, 2009 | 10 Comments

I’ve begun doing some preliminary data warehousing of VFP data into MySql in order to test the speed, similar to what I did a few posts back with Advantage Database Server. Since MySql can’t just use VFP tables the way Advantage can, I created a script to manually load the already extracted and transformed data […]