Walkthroughs give step-by-step instructions for common scenarios, which makes them a good place to start learning about Visual FoxPro or a particular feature area.

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  • Using Visual FoxPro
    Microsoft Visual FoxPro provides the tools needed to create and to manage high-performance, 32-bit 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.
  • Overview of Visual FoxPro Features
    Visual FoxPro gives you more of everything you have come to expect in a database management system (DBMS) — speed, power, and flexibility.
  • Customizing the Visual FoxPro Environment
    Describes how, after you install Visual FoxPro, you can customize your development environment settings such as the main window title, default directory, project, editor, debugger and form tool options, temporary file storage, field mappings for drag-and-drop operations, and many other options.
  • Developing Visual FoxPro Applications
    Includes conceptual information 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
    Explains how understanding object-oriented programming techniques and the event-driven model can maximize your programming productivity so you can 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.