FoxPro Machete: Hacking FoxPro for the Macintosh

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566861571
  • Publisher: Sams
  • Publication date: 7/1/1994
  • Pages: 858

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I Move Up to FoxPro for Macintosh: Quick Starts for Developers 7
Ch. 1 Quick Start for FoxPro Windows and DOS Developers 9
Ch. 2 Quick Start for FoxBASE+/Mac Developers 67
Ch. 3 Quick Start for Non-FoxFolks 103
Pt. II Plan for Rapid Development: FoxPro Power Tool Design 127
Ch. 4 Meet the FoxPro Power System 129
Ch. 5 Design an Application From the Top Down: The Template Program Strategy 151
Ch. 6 Create App-Specific Structures: Tools to Describe and Test Data 181
Ch. 7 Prototype App-Specific Tasks: The Menu Builder And Data Flow 213
Ch. 8 Expand the Prototype: Begin Data-Handling in the Screen Builder 247
Ch. 9 Provide Quick Results: Easy Rewards from the RQBE and the Report Writer 289
Pt. III Support the Application Surface: FoxPro Code 351
Ch. 10 Assemble Application Modules: Multiple FoxPro Elements in a READ CYCLE 353
Ch. 11 Assure Comfort for Developers and Users: Cross-Platform Usability and Thoughtful Design 419
Ch. 12 Handle Windows and Fonts: The Unique MACDESKTOP 475
Ch. 13 International Applications: Localization Strategies and Code Pages 509
Ch. 14 Take Advantage of Developer Resources: Colors, Help Systems, and Beyond 529
Pt. IV Integrate FoxPro Applications: The Macintosh Environment 565
Ch. 15 Position FoxPro for Macintosh in a Network Environment: Integrity, Configuration, and Performance 567
Ch. 16 Use External Commands and Functions (XCMDs and XFCNs): Access to Macintosh Capabilities 647
Ch. 17 Add Functionality with Libraries (MLBs): The FoxPro Library Construction Kit 667
Ch. 18 Communicate with Other Mac Applications: Apple Events and AppleScript 701
Ch. 19 Enhance the Development Process and Polish Your Application: Third Party Tools and Extensions 737
Appendix A: Guide to the Source Disk and Additional Resources 759
Appendix B: FoxPro's Use of File Extensions and Macintosh File Types 785
Appendix C: QuicKeys: Mac Developer's Tool 795
Appendix D: FoxPro Mac, OLE, and Quicktime 801
Appendix E: FoxPro for Macintosh 2.6 and Beyond 807
Index 813
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