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Rick Borup is an independent software developer in Champaign - Urbana, Illinois. Owner of Information Technology Associates (ITA). Member of the Chicago FoxPro Users and Developers Group. Rick is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) and a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in Visual FoxPro. He is co-author of the books Deploying Visual FoxPro Solutions and Visual FoxPro Best Practices for the Next Ten Years, both from Hentzenwerke Publishing, and has published articles for Fox Talk 2.0 and FoxPro Advisor. Rick was also technical editor for the Advisor Discovery column of Advisor Guide to Visual FoxPro (formerly FoxPro Advisor).

Email: rborup@ita-software.com

Website: www.ita-software.com

Blog: www.rickborup.com/blog

Twitter: follow 'rickborup' on twitter.com

Upcoming Events:

October 15-18, 2009 - Rick will present Quibbles, Quirks, and Quickies and The Show Must Go On: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning at the Southwest Fox 2009 conference in Mesa, Arizona. Complete conference information can be found on the conference website at http://www.swfox.net .

Recent Presentations and Publications:

October 16-19, 2008 - Rick presented Automating QuickBooks with QODBC and Hidden Treasures: The FoxPro Foundation Classes at the Southwest Fox 2008 conference in Mesa, Arizona. Complete conference information can be found on the 2008 conference website at http://www.swfox.net/2008/home.aspx .

March 11, 2008 - Rick gave a preview of his Southwest Fox Automating QuickBooks with QODBC session at the March meeting of the Chicago FoxPro Users and Developers Group (www.chicagofudg.com).

October 18-21, 2007 - Rick presented Framework Fundamentals and So You Want to be an Independent Developer at the Southwest Fox 2007 conference in Mesa, Arizona. Complete conference information can be found on the 2007 conference website at http://www.swfox.net/2007/home.aspx .

October 19-22, 2006 - Rick presented Automating the Build and RSS: Catch the Wave at the Southwest Fox conference in Tempe, AZ. Additional information can be found on the 2006 conference website at http://www.swfox.net/2006/home.aspx .

April 21-24, 2006 - Rick presented 'Best Practices for Deployment' at the Great Lakes Great Database Conference (GLGDW) in Milwaukee.

April 11, 2006 - Rick gave a sneak preview of his Great Lakes Great Database Workshop session 'Best Practices for Deployment' at the Chicago FoxPro Users and Developers Group (Chicago FUDG).

October, 2005 - Rick presented two sessions at Southwest Fox 2005 on October 13-16 in Tempe, AZ. More information is available on the speakers and topics page .

October 6, 2005 - Rick gave a sneak preview of his SWFox sessions to the Dallas / Ft. Worth FoxPro Users Group.

March 10, 2005 - Presented Extending Inno Setup and Web Page Design with CSS at the Detroit Area Fox Users Group (DAFUG)

November 9, 2004 - Presented two sessions at Chicago (FUDG)
- Extending Inno Setup: Using Pascal Scripting to Customize Your Setups
- Getting Out from Under the Table: Web page design with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)

October 2004 - Article Inno Setup, Part 2 published in the October 2004 issue of Fox Talk 2.0

July 2004 - Article Introducing Inno Setup published in the July 2004 issue of Fox Talk 2.0

May 20, 2004 - New book Deploying Visual FoxPro Solutions (aka Deploy Fox) by Rick Schummer, Rick Borup, and Jacci Adams is released by Hentzenwerke Publishing. Details including cover shot, sample chapters, table of contents, and index are available at http://www.hentzenwerke.com/catalog/deployfox.htm.

October, 2003 - Presented two sessions at the 2003 Great Lakes Great Database Workshop in Milwaukee
- Understanding Windows Installer
- Deploying VFP Apps with Inno Setup

February 04, 2003 - Presentation at Chicago FUDG
- Using Inno Setup and IS Tool with VFP

November 18, 2002 - Presentation at the 2002 Great Lakes Great Database Workshop (GLGDW, aka Whil Fest) in Milwaukee
- Integrating PDF Documents into Desktop & Web Applications

February 05, 2002 - Presentation at Chicago FUDG
- Integrating PDF Documents into Desktop and Web Applications using Visual FoxPro


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