Boy am I glad to hear that the FoxPro Show is still on the air. I spent last night dreaming up ideas for how I was going to get the entire Fox community to pressure (ie ‘encourage’) Andrew MacNeill to get it back on line. Turns out it was a small accident, but I’m glad it happened because it prompted me to write the following note…
It occurred to me that I had seen very little support for the show from people (myself included) – but perhaps I’ve just missed those blog posts… So let me voice my support for the show here. I think it is a wonderful resource and I greatly value the time Andrew puts into preparing it. Here’s my top 3 resons why you should be listening to it:
1. The host is technically knowledgeable (he’s not just an observer) – he digs deep into VFP and the 3rd party tools he mentions
2. The host is very balanced – (in my opinion) his opinions are not swayed by excessive emotion or ego, and he carefully brings various technologies into proper perspective
3. The interviews are informative and helpful (and not guided to a predetermined point).
On that last point I have to say a big thank you to Andrew for his interviews with Will Sanders. To be honest (and to my shame) I had not even looked at www.dotnetconversions.com because I thought it was about converting from VFP to something else rather than what it actually is -> converting to VFP from failed other projects.
And, it has been an inspiration for a local offering later this year.
So, thank you Andrew, keep up the excellent work. It is greatly appreciated.