What's New in Visual FoxPro 8. 0

What's New in Visual FoxPro 8. 0


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Acknowledging that getting a handle on the new features of a development environment is difficult, this book organizes the new features of Visual FoxPro 8.0 into functional categories and shows developers how and why to use each of them. Visual FoxPro 8.0 features improvements in many areas, including several new base classes, structured error handling, and several new tools. Each of these new features is covered in detail so developers can be productive right away. Also covered are the new classes introduced in VFP 8.0, including CursorAdapter, XMLAdapter, Collection, and Exception. New VFP 8.0 tools are discussed as well, including the Task Pane Manager, the Toolbox, and Code References. Developers will also learn about the many VFP 8.0 enhancements including structured error handling, the ability to bind and raise events of native objects, and the ability to specify the class used for certain members of container classes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781930919402
Publisher: Hentzenwerke Publishing
Publication date: 04/28/2003
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Tamar E. Granor, is the owner of Tomorrow's Solutions, LLC, a software development and consulting firm. She is a Microsoft Certified Professional and a Microsoft Support Most Valuable Professional, served as technical content manager for the 1997–1999 Visual FoxPro DevCons, and was part of the coordination team for the Visual FoxPro excellence awards. She has served as the editor of FoxPro Advisor magazine and is currently the magazine's technical editor and coauthor of the popular “Advisor Answers” column. She is coauthor of Hacker's Guide to Visual FoxPro 7.0, What's New in Visual FoxPro 7.0, and Microsoft Office Automation with Visual FoxPro. Doug Hennig is a partner with Stonefield Systems Group Inc., a software consulting group, and the author of the award-winning Stonefield Database Toolkit. He is the coauthor of What's New in Visual FoxPro 7 and the author of The Visual FoxPro Data Dictionary. He writes the monthly “Reusable Tools” column in FoxTalk and is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional and Certified Professional. He lives in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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