Windows Update and the 0x8024401F Error

Posted by in Other, Web on 12. Aug, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’ve just spent quite a bit of team sifting and winnowing through the internet trying to get to the bottom of a Windows Update error that I’ve been getting for the last few weeks. StackOverflow.com, my preferred answer site, had nothing. If you’ve ever had to try to navigate the awful awful answers.microsoft.com, technet.com, spiceworks, […]

Southwest Fox 2012 is Almost Here!

Posted by in Database, FoxPro, Web on 14. Oct, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is The major annual conference for Visual FoxPro developers, and something that we all look forward to every year. The best part about this conference is the socializing with longtime friends who have followed a similar career arc. The focus each year is becoming more and more about expanding our skills beyond Visual FoxPro. […]

But What Do You *Do*?

Posted by in Database, FoxPro, Web on 04. May, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’m often asked “What do you do?” Depdending on whose asking I’ll give an answer ranging from “I work with computers,” to “I design and implement custom solutions that help business operate more efficiently.” A common followup question is, “Can you design a website?” Well…yes, but that kid down the street can probably do what […]

Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook

Posted by in Hardware, Programming, Web on 15. Mar, 2012 | 0 Comments

I was recently fortunate enough to receive a review copy of “Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook” by Boydlee Pollentine from Packt Publishing. This book was timely for me as I’m seeing a lot of interest by my clients in mobile development. You see, a lot of them have their applications (some of which I […]

Catching Up: I’m Speaking and Writing and Reviewing to start 2012

Posted by in Community Relations, FoxPro, Web on 30. Jan, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s been way too long, so it’s time I caught everybody up on what’s been going on over here. As you might guess from the lack of posts I’ve been kinda busy, but that’s really no excuse. Last weekend I just got back from FoxCon 2012 in Toledo. This is a great regional conference for […]

VFP apps on Android and iPhone?

Posted by in C#, Database, FoxPro, Hardware, Web on 14. Apr, 2011 | 17 Comments

A few times lately I’ve been asked if we could have an Android or iPhone version of our custom Visual FoxPro application. Of course the quick answer is “No,” because there is not and never will be a mobile version of Visual FoxPro (though it probably runs on Windows CE, but ugh). I’ve spent some […]

March .Net Lunch Recap

Posted by in C#, Community Relations, Web on 09. Mar, 2011 | 0 Comments

Another great .Net Lunch (or as I called it “Lunch of .Net”, a much briefer version of Day of .Net) just wrapped up. Here are some of the topics we talked about today: What’s new in VS 2010 SP1 (See below) Lance’s hot new Asus EEE Slate jwPlayer for embedding YouTube videos Fox Valley Day […]

MadFox January 2011 Recap

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

Another great MadFox is in the books!

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.

Mistakes Were Made

Posted by in Web on 26. May, 2010 | 3 Comments

Once again, the shortcut proves to be the much longer route.