VFP9 Environment Manager

I’ve been having a problem with the Environment Manager on the Task Pane crashing in VFP9 (VFP8 is fine).
However, I kept clicking through all the errors until the form showed and I created a dummy environment. Exited and came back in and all is fine now.
Seems as though it just needed to get the first environment setup.

VFP9 Anchor Editor

I recommend downloading the VFP9 refresh, it has a few updates to apps. You can get it from here. In particular the anchor editor builder is a welcome addition. Once you’ve downloaded and installed, run up VFP9 and then DO the following: DO HOME() + ‘wizards\’ Now go into a form or container and the builder is available to help you set the anchor property on...

Nice browser

I used to use CrazyBrowser, now I use Maxthon.
An IE wrapper it supports tabbed windows, google toolbar and mouse gestures.

Too much confrontation

Ooopsie, I think I offended a few people last night. If you know me, you know I like to think things through so that I am satisfied with my position on a topic. To feel comfortable about a position I’ll often argue the opposite with someone so that they can basically convince me of the position I actually hold. So last night we are at dinner with friends and ofcourse everyone is talking...

VFP and .Net considerations

As you know, we come from a Visual FoxPro development background. And certainly on the desktop side of things we see little reason to change. When it comes to the web, ASP.Net is our choice. I’m not saying it is the best – we just haven’t had time or inclination to compare and contrast all the alternatives – but it serves us well, and so far it seems to be improving in...

Visual FoxPro Devcon

Lucky me – I’m going to Visual FoxPro Devcon at the end of September. This will be big – it is the official launch of VFP9. I’m looking forward to meeting some of the big names in VFP (see the speaker list) but especially ‘The Man’ – Rick Strahl. Down under we all call Rick ‘The Man’ because whoever I talk to – if they were having a VFP/...

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