Visual FoxPro Tutorials

Visual FoxPro is a data - centric object - oriented and procedural programming language produced by Microsoft. It is derived from FoxPro ( originally known as FoxBASE ) which was developed by Fox Software beginning in 1984. Fox Technologies merged with Microsoft in 1992 and the software acquired further features and the prefix " Visual ". The last version of FoxPro ( 2. 6 ) worked under Mac OS, DOS, Windows, and Unix: Visual FoxPro 3. 0, the first " Visual " version, dropped the platform support to only Mac and Windows, and later versions were Windows - only. The current version of Visual FoxPro is COM - based and Microsoft has stated that they do not intend to create a Microsoft. NET version.

FoxPro originated as a member of the class of languages commonly referred to as " xBase " languages, which have syntax based on the dBase programming language. Other members of the xBase language family include Clipper and Recital. ( A history of the early years of xBase can be found in the dBASE entry. )

Visual FoxPro, commonly abbreviated as VFP, is tightly integrated with its own relational database engine, which extends FoxPro's xBase capabilities to support SQL query and data manipulation. Unlike most database management systems, Visual FoxPro is a full - featured, dynamic programming language that does not require the use of an additional general - purpose programming environment. It can be used to write not just traditional " fat client " applications, but also middleware and web applications.

FoxPro Tutorials Links


Visual FoxPro 7.0

URL: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vfoxpro/
Microsoft homepage for VFP 7.0

Microsoft Visual FoxPro 6.0 and Visual Studio Installer Tutorial
URL: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?URL=/library/techart/vfpvsit.htm
Microsoft VFP tutorial.

Visual FoxPro Tips
URL: http://www.vitus.com/vfptips.html
Vitus Computer Consulting, Inc.

Introduction to Client-Server Development in Visual FoxPro
URL: http://www.vitus.com/vfpcs.html
This article explores the many facets of client-server development with Visual Foxpro.

Foxstuff
URL: http://www.ml-consult.demon.co.uk/foxstuff.htm
Advice, tips, techniques and downloads for Visual Foxpro developers.

VFP FAQ
URL: http://www.vitus.com/vfpfaq.html
Visual FoxPro Frequently Asked Questions

Visual FoxPro 8.0 with Visual Studio .NET
URL: http://www.gotdotnet.com/team/vfp/
This area of the GotDotNet site for tools, utilities, documents, and links for topics related to topics on using Visual FoxPro 8.0 and Visual Studio .NET together.

Survey of VFP's International Features
URL: http://www.stevenblack.com/vfp-intl.asp
Documentation on international issues for VFP commands.

Tips/Tricks
URL: http://www.classycomponents.com/Tips.htm
VFP Pro tips and tricks

Q&A Index
URL: http://www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/9834/qaindx.htm
Small VFP faq.

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8.3.12 delete

I miss programming in FoxPro. That is the first language I learned. And it is a very useful tool for IT in my company.

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