What's new in the Visual FoxPro Community


West Wind Web Connection 6.21 is out
West Wind Technologies has released Web Connection 6.21 of its Web Development tool set for Visual FoxPro. Web Connection is a rich tool for building HTML based Web applications and HTTP APIs and Services using Visual FoxPro for back-end processing. Use your existing FoxPro skills to get applications on the Web or act as a back-end to a mobile app, rich Web apps, or more widely accessible APIs. Version 6.21 is a maintenance release that fixes a few small issues and adds one new banner feature: wwDotnetBridge now includes support for .NET Event binding with requiring COM registration or use of interfaces. As always registered users of V6 get free updates and a free shareware version is available to check out Web Connection.
Presentation on Project Explorer
Doug Hennig is presenting "Introducing Project Explorer" this Saturday 2018-06-09 at 10:00 EDT for GRAFUG but anyone's welcome to attend online: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/884386213. See http://grafug.com/topics.htm for the description of the session.
Presentation on Project Explorer
Doug Hennig is presenting "Introducing Project Explorer" this Saturday 2018-06-09 at 10:00 EDT for GRAFUG but anyone's welcome to attend online: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/884386213. See http://grafug.com/topics.htm for the description of the session.
Southwest Fox 2018: Registration Opens
Registration for Southwest Fox (http://www.swfox.net/register.aspx) is now available. See http://www.swfox.net/speakers.aspx for a list of speakers and http://www.swfox.net/sessionsswfox.aspx for a list of sessions. Super-Saver Registration, which saves you $125, is available only through June 30th, so don't wait. We look forward to seeing you in October!
Markdown Monster 1.11 released
West Wind Technologies has released Markdown Monster 1.11 of its popular Markdown Editor, Viewer and Weblog Publishing tool. Markdown is an easy to use writing format for creating HTML content and MM is an easy to use way to make content creation easy and productive with intuitive tooling support. MM can also create HTML and PDF output or publish Markdown directly to your Weblog. v1.11 adds Git integration, a new Document Outline, Folder browser drag and drop, and a host of UI improvements.
Philadelphia VFP User Group meets May 8: Bob Pierce on interface design elements
The next meeting of the Philadelphia Visual FoxPro User Group is Tuesday, May 8. The meeting is at Smooth-On Inc., 5600 Lower Macungie Rd, Macungie, PA 18062. The meeting will begin at 7 PM, but bring some dinner and come as early as 6:30 PM. Member Bob Pierce will present. Here?s Bob?s description of the session: I will be showing many examples of interface design elements that are included in Smooth-On?s ERP/MRP. These examples, made entirely in VFP, will show a number of approaches that were used to solve diverse problems, and a brief glimpse of how they were put together. If time permits I can also show a couple of Tricks & Tips that I use on a regular basis.
Southwest Fox 2018: Sessions and Speakers
Speakers (http://www.swfox.net/Speakers.aspx) and sessions (http://www.swfox.net/SessionsSWFox.aspx) have been announced. Registration opens soon; send an email to info@geekgatherings.com if you want us to email you when it's ready
West Wind Web Connection 6.20 released
West Wind Technologies has released Web Connection 6.20 of its Web Development toolset for Visual FoxPro. Web Connection is a rich tool for building HTML based Web applications and HTTP APIs and Services using Visual FoxPro for back-end processing. Use your existing FoxPro skills to get applications on the Web or act as a back-end to a mobile app, rich Web apps, or more widely accessible APIs. Version 6.20 is a maintenance release that fixes a few small issues and adds a few small enhancements. One set of improvements centers around getting around FoxPro's 16mb string limitations for HTTP uploads and downloads as well as a number of utility function enhancements. As always registered users of V6 get free updates and a free shareware version is available to check out Web Connection.
West Wind Html Help Builder 5.08 Released
West Wind Technologies has released Help Builder 5.08. Version 5 is a major upgrade with support for a new topic editing experience using the popular Markdown format and a richer syntax colored text editor. There are many improvements in overall workflow for content creation. Help Builder is a tool for building online and offline documentation with easy tools to quickly create content and publish output to the Web, PDF, MS Word or CHM files. Help Builder's HTML and CSS based, customizable templates make it easy to create great looking documentation while you focus on content creation. Version 5.8 is a maintenance release that fixes a number of small bugs and optimizes a number of UI operations. There's also a new VS Code Dark editor theme and many Web Theme improvements including a topic outline. Help Builder is available as shareware and as always same version updates are free for registered users.
West Wind Web Connection Training at Southwest Fox
Interested in getting up to speed with Web development in Visual FoxPro in a hurry? Then come to our 2 day West Wind Web Connection workshop prior to Southwest Fox this year and find out how to create powerful Web applications in 2 content packed days. Find out about the new features of Web Connection 6.0 and see them applied in hands on sessions that walk through creating a Web application from scratch. Day one covers general Web Development topics in combination with Web Connection. Day 2 brings you a full day of conference style sessions that deep dive into specific Web and Web Connection technologies in detail. Come join us in Gilbert and up your skillset to build modern Web applications.