Using Visual FoxPro
Visual FoxPro provides the environment and tools you need to create and manage high-performance database applications and components. With its robust tools and data-centric, object-oriented language, you can build modern, scalable, multi-tier applications that integrate client/server computing and the Internet.
In This Section
- Overview of Visual FoxPro Features
Describes the major features of Visual FoxPro that you expect in a database management system (DBMS) and as a front end for developing client/server applications, such as rapid application and interface creation, powerful object-oriented programming, event handling, testing and debugging capabilities, flexibility in interacting with other applications.
- Developing Visual FoxPro Applications
Explains concepts about how to develop Visual FoxPro applications, instructions for creating databases and the user interface, and other tasks needed to create Visual FoxPro applications.
- Programming in Visual FoxPro
Describes how understanding object-oriented programming techniques and the event-driven model can maximize your programming productivity and enable you to access the full power of Visual FoxPro.
- Development Productivity Tools
Explains that Visual FoxPro provides developer tools for application development within the FoxPro application and the FoxPro language.
- Getting Started with Visual FoxPro
Provides information about where to find the Readme file, installing and upgrading from previous versions, configuring Visual FoxPro, and customizing the development environment.
Includes Visual FoxPro general, programming language, user interface, and error message reference topics.
Contains Visual FoxPro class library, server, solutions, and foundation class code samples that you can use for experimenting with and learning Visual FoxPro features.
Provides a list of common scenarios in Visual FoxPro and gives step-by-step instructions for each, making it a good place to start learning about features.