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The 51th regular issue of Fox RockX is available:

July 2016 - Number 51

01 Deep Dive: Working with Microsoft Excel, Part 1 by Doug Hennig
06 Know How: PIVOT = Crosstabs, SQL Style by Tamar Granor, Ph D
12 VFPX: Go Fish 5 by Rick Schummer


May 2016 - Number 50

01 Deep Dive: Need Help? HTML Help Builder to the Rescue by Doug Hennig
07 Know How: Generating crosstabs in VFP by Tamar Granor, Ph D
15 Future: Parsing Obnoxious Text Files by Whil Hentzen
16 VFPX: TwilioX by Rick Schummer


March 2016 - Number 49

01 Know How: Speed in Object Creation and Destruction by Tamar Granor, Ph D
07 Deep Dive: Taking Advantage of the Windows API by Doug Hennig
13 Future: "We Want To Go To SQL" by Whil Hentzen
16 VFPX: Thor – Creating and Sharing Tools by Rick Schummer


January 2016 - Number 48

01 Know How: Use MDots for speed, not just for correctness by Tamar Granor, Ph D
05 Deep Dive: Creating a Plug-in Architecture for Your Applications, Part 2 by Doug Hennig
14 Future: Automating the Filling In Of A PDF - Reprise, Part 2 by Whil Hentzen
18 VFPX: Thor Option Dialogs by Rick Schummer


November 2015 - Number 47

01 Know How: Including missing data by Tamar Granor, Ph D
08 Future: Anonymizing Your Data by Whil Hentzen
15 VFPX: StripeX by Rick Schummer
22 Future: Automating the Filling In Of A PDF - Reprise, Part 1 by Whil Hentzen


September 2015 - Number 46

01 Deep Dive: Creating a Plug-in Architecture for Your Applications, Part 1 by Doug Hennig
08 Know How: Extend your queries with APPLY by Tamar Granor, Ph D
14 Future: Lessons From A VFP Conversion Gone Bad - II by Whil Hentzen


July 2015 - Number 45

01 Deep Dive: Scheduling Tasks from VFP by Doug Hennig
06 Know How: Using OVER with analytic functions, Part 2 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
11 VFPX: ThemedTitleBar by Rick Schummer
17 Future: Lessons From A VFP Conversion Gone Bad I by Whil Hentzen


May 2015 - Number 44

01 Deep Dive: Add Gauges to Your Applications by Doug Hennig
08 Know How: Using OVER with analytic functions, Part 1 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
13 Future: What's in That Data Set? by Whil Hentzen
17 VFPX: Update Core VFP by Rick Schummer


March 2015 - Number 43

01 Deep Dive: New UI Classes From Carlos Alloatti by Doug Hennig
06 Know How: More on OVER by Tamar Granor, Ph D
11 Know How: Do custom replacements with Go Fish by Tamar Granor, Ph D
13 Future: How Big Is That System? by Whil Hentzen
16 Future: Integrating Visual FoxPro and MailChimp - Part 5/2 by Whil Hentzen


January 2015 - Number 42

01 Deep Dive: The Latest Techniques in Deploying VFP Applications, Part 3 by Doug Hennig
05 Know How: Combining Query Results by Tamar Granor, Ph D
08 VFPX: Hacking IntelliSense by Rick Schummer
15 Future: Integrating Visual FoxPro and MailChimp - Part 5/1 by Whil Hentzen
21 Information: The Fox RockX Portal by Whil Hentzen


November 2014 - Number 41

01 VFPX: Fox Bin 2 Prg by Rick Schummer
10 Know How: One-Step Insert and Update by Tamar Granor, Ph D
14 Deep Dive: The Latest Techniques in Deploying VFP Applications, Part 2 by Doug Hennig
18 Future: Integrating Visual FoxPro and MailChimp - Part 4 by Whil Hentzen


September 2014 - Number 40

01 VFPX: Fox Unit 4 by Rick Schummer
08 Know How: Summarizing aggregated data, Part 2 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
14 Deep Dive: The Latest Techniques in Deploying VFP Applications, Part 1 by Doug Hennig
19 Future: Integrating Visual FoxPro and MailChimp - Part 3 by Whil Hentzen


July 2014 - Number 39

01 Future: Integrating Word's Spellcheck to Your VFP Application by Whil Hentzen
14 Know How: Summarizing aggregated data, Part 1 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
20 Future: Integrating Visual FoxPro and MailChimp - Part 2 by Whil Hentzen


May 2014 - Number 38

01 Deep Dive: Unit Testing VFP Applications, Part 3 by Doug Hennig
08 VFPX: ExcelXML by Rick Schummer
14 Know How: Getting the Top N for each Group by Tamar Granor, Ph D
20 Future: Integrating Visual FoxPro and MailChimp - Part 1 by Whil Hentzen


March 2014 - Number 37

01 Deep Dive: Unit Testing VFP Applications, Part 2 by Doug Hennig
06 VFPX: FoxyXLS by Rick Schummer
10 Know How: Handling hierarchical data by Tamar Granor, Ph D
16 Future: Data Munging with Python, Part 2/2 by Whil Hentzen
19 Future: Data Munging with Python, Part 3 by Whil Hentzen


January 2014 - Number 36


01 Deep Dive: Unit Testing VFP Applications, Part 1 by Doug Hennig
06 VFPX: Thor's Finder by Rick Schummer
13 Know How: VFP: Consolidate data from a field into a list by Tamar Granor, Ph D
18 Future: Data Munging with Python, Part 2/1 by Whil Hentzen


November 2013 - Number 35


01 Deep Dive: Introduction to C# for VFP Developers, Part 5 by Doug Hennig
08 Know How: VFP: Ideal for Tools, Part 3 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
14 Basics: A Bevy of Timers by Whil Hentzen
19 Future: Data Munging with Python, Part 1 by Whil Hentzen


September 2013 - Number 34


01 Deep Dive: Introduction to C# for VFP Developers, Part 4 by Doug Hennig
08 Know How: VFP: Ideal for Tools, Part 2 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
16 VFPX: Foxy Previewer by Rick Schummer


July 2013 - Number 33


01 Deep Dive: Introduction to C# for VFP Developers, Part 3 by Doug Hennig
08 SQLite: Case Study: Using SQLite to break the 2GB Barrier by Whil Hentzen
17 Know How: VFP: Ideal for Tools, Part 1 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
22 VFP: Application Updater by Rick Schummer


May 2013 - Number 32


01 Deep Dive: Introduction to C# for VFP Developers, Part 2 by Doug Hennig
06 Know How: Give Thor Tool Options by Tamar Granor, Ph D
12 VFPX: Dynamic Forms by Rick Schummer
21 Basics: Setting up VFP 9 by Whil Hentzen


March 2013 - Number 31


01 Deep Dive: Introduction to C# for VFP Developers, Part 1 by Doug Hennig
07 Know How: Make Thor Your Own by Tamar Granor, Ph D
13 Future: The Business Case for Upgrading Apps to Visual FoxPro in 2013, Part 2 by Whil Hentzen
19 VFPX: FoxBarcodeQR by Rick Schummer


January 2013 - Number 30


01 Deep Dive: Call .NET Code from VFP the Easy Way by Doug Hennig
06 Know How: Try Thor’s Terrific Tools, Part 2 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
13 Deep Dive: Another Boring Article About Regular Expressions X by Whil Hentzen
18 SQLite: The Business Case for Upgrading Apps to Visual FoxPro in 2013, Part 1 by Whil Hentzen


November 2012 - Number 29


01 Know How: Try Thor’s Terrific Tools, Part 1 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
08 Deep Dive: Creating ActiveX Controls for VFP using .Net, Part 4 by Doug Hennig
12 VFPX: Intellisense X by Rick Schummer
19 SQLite: Vive La Difference – How SQLite varies from VFP SQL by Whil Hentzen


September 2012 - Number 28


01 Editorial: The Business Case for Upgrading Apps to Visual FoxPro in 2013 by Whil Hentzen
05 Know How: Using Assign methods by Tamar Granor, Ph D
09 Deep Dive: Creating ActiveX Controls for VFP using .Net, Part 3 by Doug Hennig
14 VFPX: Data Explorer 3 by Rick Schummer
20 New Ways: OS Based Invisible Data Compression in VFP by Pradip Acharya


July 2012 - Number 27


01 Editorial: Learn, Network, Be inspired by Rick Schummer
02 Know How: Put Access methods to work by Tamar Granor, Ph D
06 Deep Dive: Creating ActiveX Controls for VFP using .Net, Part 2 by Doug Hennig
11 SQLite: Inserting Large Amounts of Data into SQLite by Whil Hentzen
14 VFPX: VFP 9 SP2 Help File by Rick Schummer
18 Silverlight: Creating Dependency Properties and Understanding DP-concepts by Patrick Schärer
23 Tips & Tricks: Cool tool for reporting Problems by Tamar Granor, PhD


May 2012 - Number 26


01 Know How: Put Event Binding to Work, Part 2 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
07 Deep Dive: Creating ActiveX Controls for VFP using .Net, Part 1 by Doug Hennig
12 SQLite: SQLite Connection: Error Handling and Verification by Whil Hentzen
19 VFPX: Fox Barcode by Rick Schummer


March 2012 - Number 25


01 Know How: Put Event Binding to Work, Part 1 by Tamar Granor, Ph D
08 Deep Dive: Make Your Menus Pop by Doug Hennig
13 VFPX: Go Fish 4 by Rick Schummer
21 SQLite: Getting started with Client - Server with SQLite by Whil Hentzen


January 2012 - Number 24


01 New Ways: Managing Properties as Virtual Table Fields by Pradip Acharya
02 Deep Dive: The ctl32 Library, Part 3 by Doug Hennig
06 Know How: Speed Up Your SQL Code by Tamar Granor, Ph D
09 VFPX: Parallel Fox by Rick Schummer


November 2011 - Number 23


01 New Ways: Foxparse C Library for Handling Strings, Properties and Windows by Pradip Acharya


September 2011 - Number 22


01 Editorial: Totally Marshmallowed? Join us at SWFox DevCon for a refresher! by Rainer Becker
02 Deep Dive: The ctl32 Library, Part 2 by Doug Hennig
07 Know How: Make Your Queries Fly by Tamar Granor, Ph D
11 VFPX: Thor Adding Tools by Rick Schummer
17 Tips & Tricks: Schummer Tips and Tricks by Rick Schummer
19 Tips & Tricks: Report Writer by Cathy Knight
21 Internationalization: Internationalize Your App, Part 1 Entering international characters by Rainer Becker


July 2011 - Number 21


01 Editorial: It's show time again by Rainer Becker
02 Deep Dive: The ctl32 Library, Part 1 by Doug Hennig
07 Know How: Talking to Microsoft Office by Tamar Granor, Ph D
11 Customerizing: Customizing Your Vertical Market Application, Part IV by Cathy Pountney
17 Silverlight: Applications and the local System by Michael Niethammer
21 VFPX: Thor Introduction by Rick Schummer


May 2011 - Number 20


01 Deep Dive: Email and File Transfer the Fast (and Cheap!) Way by Doug Hennig
06 Know How: Build Your Own Project Tools by Tamar Granor, Ph D
13 Customerizing: Customizing Your Vertical Market Application, Part III by Cathy Pountney
17 Tools: dFPUG.fll Version 3 - Zip, Scan and more by Venelina Jordanova and Uwe Habermann and Erich Todt


March 2011 - Number 19


01 Deep Dive: Encryption the Fast (and Cheap!) Way by Doug Hennig
06 Know How: Inside the Object Inspector by Tamar Granor, Ph D
14 Customerizing: Customizing Your Vertical Market Application, Part II by Cathy Pountney
19 VFPX: Vista (and Windows 7) Dialogs via COMtool by Rick Schummer


January 2011 - Number 18


01 Deep Dive: Compression the Fast (and Cheap!) Way by Doug Hennig
06 Know How: Introducing the Object and Collection Inspector by Tamar Granor, Ph D
09 Customerizing: Customizing Your Vertical Market Application, Part I by Cathy Pountney
13 Silverlight: Lightswitch - a first look at the Beta of the new RAD tool by Michael Niethammer
20 Tools: Application String Handling Made Easy with Foxparse C library by Pradip Acharya


November 2010 - Number 17


01 Silverlight: Silverlight Business Applications by Venelina Jordanova and Uwe Habermann.
10 Deep Dive: A More Flexible Report Designer by Doug Hennig.
18 Know How: Understanding Business Objects, Part III by Tamar Granor, Ph D


September 2010 - Number 16


01 Editorial: Rescue in sight with Silverlight by Rainer Becker
02 VFPX: zProc IntelliSense by Rick Schummer
07 Deep Dive: Practical Uses for GDIPlusX, Part III by Doug Hennig
11 Know How: Understanding Business Objects, Part II by Tamar Granor, Ph D
20 Silverlight: SL Data-Binding and Data-Validation by Michael Niethammer


July 2010 - Number 15


01 Silverlight: Silverlight for VFP Developers by Venelina Jordanova and Uwe Habermann
09 VFPX: Code References by Rick Schummer
14 Deep Dive: Practical Uses for GDIPlusX, Part II by Doug Hennig
19 Know How: Understanding Business Objects, Part I by Tamar Granor, Ph D


May 2010 - Number 14


01 Editorial: The Visual FoxPro Roadshow 2010 by Rainer Becker
02 VFPX: OOP Menus by Rick Schummer
08 Deep Dive: Practical Uses for GDIPlusX, Part I by Doug Hennig
13 New Ways: Extending the Toolbox by Tamar Granor, Ph D
18 New Ways: Dating with DBI by Toni Feltman


April 2010 - Free special German issue about ADS

German edition, sponsored by Sybase

01 Advantage Database Server fuer Visual FoxPro Entwickler von Ken Levy


March 2010 - Number 13


01 Editorial: Visual FoxPro Stack Overflow by Ken Levy
02 VFPX: ProjectHookX by Rick Schummer
06 Deep Dive: Introduction to GDIPlusX, Part III by Doug Hennig
11 New Ways: OOP + Metadata = Flexibility by Tamar Granor, Ph D
15 New Ways: Paying it Forward by Toni Feltman


February 2010 - Free special issue about ADS

sponsored by Sybase

01 Advantage Database Server for Visual FoxPro Developers by Ken Levy


January 2010 - Number 12


01 Editorial: Get on the VFPX Bandwagon by Rick Schummer
02 VFPX: SCCText X by Rick Schummer
06 Deep Dive: Introduction to GDIPlusX, Part II by Doug Hennig
13 New Ways: Take adventage of SQL improvements by Tamar Granor, Ph D
17 New Ways: Where�s the Beef? by Jim Booth Offsite link to http://www.jamesbooth.com
19 New Ways: String.Format for VFP by Eric Selje
22 VUProjectTools: Updating project files from the source control management by Uwe Habermann and Venelina Jordanova


December 2009 - Free special issue about VFP.NET


01 VFP.NET by Boudewijn Lutgerink


November 2009 - Number 11


01 Editorial: The history of VFP by Ken Levy (also available in French)
02 VFPX: Control Renamer by Rick Schummer
07 Deep Dive: Introduction to GDIPlusX, Part I by Doug Hennig
13 New Ways: Collections instead of Arrays by Tamar Granor, Ph D
17 Best Practices: Best Practices Part VI by Jim Booth Offsite link to http://www.jamesbooth.com
19 VUProjectTools: Beauty Studio by Uwe Habermann and Venelina Jordanova


September 2009 - Number 10


01 Editorial: New kids on the block by Rainer Becker
02 VFPX: Code Analyst by Rick Schummer
09 Deep Dive: Custom UI Controls:SFCombo Tree by Doug Hennig
14 New Ways: The Right Keys are Primary by Tamar Granor, Ph D
18 New Ways: Test Driven Development, After the Fact, Part II by Eric Selje
21 New Ways: ActiveLabel Class - CmdButton Substitute for Forms with the New Look by Pradip Acharya


July 2009 - Number 9


01 Editorial: All You Can Eat! by Rainer Becker
02 VFPX: Tabbing Navigation by Rick Schummer
06 Deep Dive: Custom UI Controls:Splitter by Doug Hennig
10 Best Practices: Best Practices Part V by Jim Booth Offsite link to http://www.jamesbooth.com
13 New Ways: Use the Toolbox! by Tamar Granor, Ph D
20 New Ways: Test Driven Development,After the Fact, Part I by Eric Selje


May 2009 - Number 8


01 Editorial: VFP 9 SP2 News by Rick Schummer
02 VFPX: PEM-Editor by Rick Schummer
10 Deep Dive: Creating Explorer Interfaces in Visual FoxPro, Part 3 by Doug Hennig
16 Best Practices: Best Practices Part IV by Jim Booth Offsite link to http://www.jamesbooth.com
20 New Ways: Handling Code that Changes at Runtime by Tamar Granor, Ph D
23 New Ways: Use FastNoData to drastically improve form load times by Mike Yearwood


March 2009 - Number 7


01 Editorial: Thanks for the Memories (and all the code)! by Doug Hennig
02 VFPX: Fox Tabs the VFP IDE by Rick Schummer
05 Deep Dive: Creating Explorer Interfaces in Visual FoxPro, Part 2 by Doug Hennig
11 Kit Box: So Long and Thanks for all the Fish! by Marcia Akins and Andy Kramek
16 New Ways: The Scope of Things by Tamar Granor, Ph D
19 Best Practices: Best Practices Part III by Jim Booth Offsite link to http://www.jamesbooth.com


January 2009 - Number 6


01 Editorial: VFPS: Visual FoxPro Stack by Ken Levy (also available in French and German)
02 VFPX: Using Desktop Alerts by Rick Schummer
06 Kit Box: Take it up with Management by Marcia Akins and Andy Kramek
10 New Ways: From Type to Type by Tamar Granor, Ph D
13 Best Practices: Best Practices Part II by Jim Booth Offsite link to http://www.jamesbooth.com
17 Extend Excel with VFP!: Using a Visual FoxPro ComServer with Excel (and other VBA applications) by Rainer Voemel


November 2008 - Number 5


01 Introduction by Rainer Becker
02 VFPX: Using the BalloonTip by Rick Schummer
08 Deep Dive: Creating Explorer Interfaces in Visual FoxPro, Part 1 by Doug Hennig
15 Kit Box: A Moving Experience by Marcia Akins and Andy Kramek
18 New Ways: Breaking Up is Not Hard to Do by Tamar Granor, Ph D
21 Best Practices: Best Practices Part I by Jim Booth Offsite link to http://www.jamesbooth.com


September 2008 - Number 4


01 Introduction by Rick Schummer
03 VFPX: Putting the OutlookNavBar to use by Rick Schummer
11 Deep Dive: Practical Uses for XML, Part 2 by Doug Hennig
17 Kit Box: A program is trying to automatically send e-mail by Marcia Akins and Andy Kramek
23 New Ways: Working with text by Tamar Granor, Ph D
27 New Ways: Past or Future Date Range in Reports by Pradip Acharya


July 2008 - Number 3


01 Introduction by Rainer Becker
02 VFPX: ctl32_StatusBar Easy to Implement by Rick Schummer
07 Deep Dive: Practical Uses for XML, Part 1 by Doug Hennig
14 New Ways: Working with work areas by Tamar Granor, Ph D
18 Kit Box: Doing a PROPER job by Marcia Akins and Andy Kramek
21 Vista: Displaying form borders in Windows Vista by Uwe Habermann
24 Events: The DevCon Germany 2007 from a visitors perspective by Boudewijn Lutgerink


June 2008 - Free special issue about ADS

German version, sponsored by Sybase

01 Advantage Database Server fuer Visual FoxPro Entwickler by Doug Hennig


May 2008 - Number 2


01 Introduction by Rainer Becker
02 New Ways: Use the right loop for the job by Tamar Granor, Ph D
06 New Ways: Stroking the Keys by Jim Booth Offsite link to http://www.jamesbooth.com
08 Deep Dive: A Generic Import Utility, Part 2 by Doug Hennig
15 Kit Box: All a matter of form by Marcia Akins and Andy Kramek
21 VFPX: Property / Method Dialog Replacements by Rick Schummer


April 2008 - Free special issue about ADS

sponsored by Sybase

01 Advantage Database Server for Visual FoxPro Developers by Doug Hennig


March 2008 - Number 1


01 Introduction, see Fox RockX Introduction by Rainer Becker
02 VFPX: Open Source Extensions by Rick Schummer
09 Deep Dive: A Generic Import Utility, Part 1 by Doug Hennig
15 New Ways: Parsing und Building File and Path Names by Tamar Granor, Ph D
19 Kit Box: Managing Global Variables by Marcia Akins and Andy Kramek
23 Blog: Advantage Database Server V9.0, available soon by Andy Kramek


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