Issue: 2004 - Vol. 2 - Issue 1 - Visual FoxPro 9.0

  • The Visual FoxPro Team at Microsoft is enthused to announce Visual FoxPro 9.0.We'd like to include some details about Visual FoxPro 9.0 as an overview to the more detailed articles in this special issue CoDe Focus issue devoted to Visual FoxPro 9.0.
  • The Microsoft Visual FoxPro team has a great reputation for responding to community requests and the next version of is no exception.Most evident in several changes to the data engine, Visual FoxPro 9 includes many enhancements for data access and database application development.
  • Among the new and improved features in Microsoft Visual FoxPro 9, you'll find the ability to extend the behavior of the reporting system when running reports.In this article, you'll learn about Visual FoxPro 9's report listener concept, how it receives events as a report runs, and how you can create your own listeners to provide different types of output in addition to print and preview.
  • Microsoft has significantly improved the Report Writer in Visual FoxPro 9.They also recognized the significant investment in existing FRX-based reports and designed the new Visual FoxPro 9 Report Writer to be compatible with previous versions of Visual FoxPro Reports. This makes it a great blend of the old and the new. In this article, you'll learn about some of the new features, including the new reusable data environments, report protection, and several user interface ...See More
  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 9 is here and it brings lots of new features.This entire issue of CoDe is dedicated to Visual FoxPro 9, providing details and scenarios on how you can use the new features and enhancements. In this article, I will discuss some of the new controls, events, and commands, and a little more.
  • Visual FoxPro 9 includes a number of IDE enhancements that make its already rich development environment considerably richer.
  • Many companies have been relying on COM components in the last couple of years. That includes Microsoft.Using COM components made it possible for different programming languages to reuse logic between them, by agreeing to a standard defined by the COM specification.