Cathy Pountney is a two-time Microsoft Visual FoxPro MVP
recepient. She has been developing software for 23 years, thirteen of which were as
an independent consultant specializing in FoxPro. In 2001 she had the privilege of
spending six months as a contractor onsite in Redmond with the Microsoft Fox Team.
Cathy has spoken at many FoxPro conferences and user groups across the U.S., written
articles for various magazines, and her book, The Visual FoxPro Report Writer: Pushing
it to the Limit and Beyond, is available from Hentzenwerke Publishing. You can contact
Cathy at firstname.lastname@example.org and view
her website at www.frontier2000.com.
In this session, I'll show you how to create some cool reports using the new VFP 9.0 Report Writer. You'll learn some tricks with Multiple Detail Bands as well as how to create numerous report listeners to extend the Report Writer's ability. For example, you'll learn how to create bar charts (horizontal and vertical), line charts, and pie charts. You'll also learn how to create and manipulate HTML output. This session is a must see for anyone who wants to learn about the new VFP 9.0 Report Writer features.
Hidden Secrets of the VFP IDE
FoxPro has always had several different ways to do the same thing. How many times have you looked over the shoulder of another developer and said, “Hey! How did you do that?” This session will uncover many ways to work within the IDE, especially those that aren’t so obvious or aren’t documented. You’ll learn several different ways to improve your productivity. Even experienced developers are bound to learn something!