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 […]

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.

Results of In-Depth Testing of Visual Foxpro vs. Advantage Database Server

Posted by in Database, FoxPro on 19. Nov, 2009 | 4 Comments

I was able to spend quite a bit of time configuring a copy of Advantage Database Server (ADS), and then running a series of tests to compare its performance against native Visual Foxpro (VFP). For the ADS, I created a new database on the server and pointed it at a folder of VFP tables. I […]