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Southwest Fox/Soutwest Xbase++ 2015 Deadline Approaches
Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 14h35
From Southwest Fox: "Simple, quick reminder: the Early-bird registration deadline is this Monday, August 31st. We would hate to see you lose out on the $50 discount. If you still need to register, please head over to the registration Web site today: Every registered attendee gets admission and white papers to all regular conference sessions. Don't miss this chance to learn from the best and mix with your peers. Only 50 days until we gather in Gilbert."

On site Full Time VFP consulting, Irvine, CA
Friday, August 21st, 2015 at 20h07
I have a client that lost a VFP consultant to another company and is looking to replace that person. This would be a full time on site consulting gig that will last a while. C# experience is also desired. The location is in Irvine, California. You must be on site in order to be considered, no exceptions. Rate depends on VFP/C# experience. I don't know the actual rate but I wouldn't be posting this unless it is worthwhile. I have consulted there on site in the past.

Phil Sherwood on New Rules in Sales and Marketing
Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 14h16
What does it take to market and sell your software? Do the old methods still work? Yes…and, NO! The landscape has changed in marketing and sales. You used to be the gate-keeper of the information; now the potential customer is in charge. You used to have to sell your application to a potential client; now they usually know what they want when they contact you. We'll look at what you need to be doing to attract potential customers and how to provide them with useful information that tilts the dis...

Southwest Fox News
Monday, August 10th, 2015 at 16h03
From Southwest Fox: "Bad news and good news. First, the bad: Cathy Pountney had to pull out of speaking at Southwest Fox this year due to a heavy work load. The good news: Tuvia Vinitsky, who’s spoken at Southwest Fox several times, has agreed to take her place. I doubt he’ll be bringing as many shoes as Cathy usually does, but he will be bringing his A-game with two very interesting sessions: dbSchema: SQL Server Database Design and Maintenance Made Easy and PCI Compliance: Facts and Fear. Thanks for stepping up, T..."

FoxInCloud Web Application Server v. 2.20 released
Monday, August 10th, 2015 at 09h36
From FoxInCloud: "FoxInCloud Web Application Server V 2.20 has just shipped. Major improvements: drag & drop paged grid more server optimization tools in Status Page grid : more dynamic features and faster response time FoxinCloud Live Tutorial (AKA 'Testorial') expanded: and more: To come in future versions: support for remote view progressive fetch Responsive Web Design To learn more, after Southwest Fox ... Join Vinitsky Consulting and F..."

Tuvia Vinitsky on FoxInCloud
Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 23h48
For our July 2015 meeting, Tuvia Vinitsky will speak on "FoxInCloud - What's new and improved". Taking some cues from his upcoming SWFox post-con training event, Tuvia will help us reimagine Visual Foxpro applications running in a web browser as HTML/JS/CSS, complete with anything and everything the web has to offer, and using VFP code to create one application for web or desktop. Monday, 20 July 2015, 5:30pm at 1871 in the Merchandise Mart, 12th floor west. Please register using the EventB...

Can't this application go any faster?
Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 15h23
What do you do when your customer says that your application is too slow? How can you figure out what's slowing things down? How can you make it faster? Optimization of a VFP application is more than just applying Rushmore correctly, though that's an important step. In this session, we'll explore techniques for measuring performance of a VFP application and look at things you can do to speed it up.

Southwest Fox 2015 Super-Saver Deadline Approaches
Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 12h15
From Southwest Fox: "The countdown clock is ticking! The Super-Saver deadline for Southwest Fox and Southwest Xbase++ 2015 is June 30th, less than a week away. We still need people to register to make the conferences happen. The conferences take place October 15-18, 2015 in Gilbert, Arizona and we really hope you can be there. We would hate to see you miss out on the $125 discount, the FREE pre-conference session, and an opportunity to win a scholarship or a license of Stonefield Query SDK (a $6,000 value). Af..."

Eric Selje on Database Hacks
Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 22h03
You are invited to the June 2015 meeting of the Chicago FoxPro Developers Group to be held 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CST) on Monday June 15, 2015 at 1871 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza IMSA Classroom Chicago, IL 60654 Do you ever hear about a database hack and think “Wow, whoever pulled this off must be some super-smart hacker type with access to advanced technology and supercomputers?” Well in reality nothing could be further from the truth. Database hacks are accomplished with a combination...

Manufacturing Automation powered by VFP, Part 1
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at 15h51
Smooth-On Inc., with $50 Million annual production recently moved into a much larger facility to accommodate our growth. It was decided that we take the opportunity to modernize the operation using automation controlled by Visual FoxPro. In our process we use 600 chemicals to produce 1400 formulas that go into 6000 finished goods that are sold globally through our distributer network, and ecommerce. I will explain why VFP was selected for this project, some of the pitfalls of that choice, and...

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