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Microsoft ® Visual FoxPro ® 8.0. Agenda. Visual FoxPro 8.0 Highlights Europa Overview Visual FoxPro Resources. Visual FoxPro 8.0. Visual FoxPro 8.0 Overview. Based on customer feedback New runtime features for end users Enhanced SQL Server connectivity Increased .NET interoperability

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agenda
Agenda
  • Visual FoxPro 8.0 Highlights
  • Europa Overview
  • Visual FoxPro Resources
visual foxpro 8 0 overview
Visual FoxPro 8.0 Overview
  • Based on customer feedback
  • New runtime features for end users
  • Enhanced SQL Server connectivity
  • Increased .NET interoperability
  • Improved documentation
  • Maintained backward compatibility
visual foxpro 8 0 themes
Visual FoxPro 8.0 Themes
  • Improve Developer Productivity
  • Provide a Better Smart Client
  • Increase Discoverability
  • Improve XML Support
  • Improve SQL Server Integration
  • Improve .NET Interoperability
productivity 1 2
Productivity (1/2)
  • Toolbox
  • Empty class
  • AddProperty() and RemoveProperty()
  • Collection class
  • Structured Error Handling
    • TRY…CATCH…FINALLY
  • Event Binding
    • BINDEVENT() and RAISEEVENT()
  • DataEnvironment subclassing
productivity 2 2
Productivity (2/2)
  • New Auto-increment for tables
  • Enhanced View Designer
  • Child member subclassing
  • VCX support for more classes
  • Code References tool
  • XML Web services enhancements
smart client forms 1 2
Smart Client – Forms (1/2)
  • Windows XP theme support
  • Tab orientation on page frames
  • Grid enhancements
    • Auto-resize columns
    • Column locking
    • Highlighting grid rows
  • Form BindControls property
  • GDI+ image support (GIF, TIFF, JPEG)
smart client reports 2 2
Smart Client – Reports (2/2)
  • Page X of Y
  • Allow user to suppress printing dialog
  • Chain multiple reports as one print job
  • Print Page Header and Footer when Summary Band is on it's own page
  • Stretchable page Footer and Summary
  • Use DBC Field Caption Properties when dropping fields into a Report
  • Option for printer environment saving
discoverability task pane
Discoverability – Task Pane
  • Start Pane - News items for VFP
  • Community
  • Environment Manager
  • Solution Samples
  • XML Web Services
  • Filer
  • Minesweeper
  • More free panes at http://taskpane.com
  • Whitepaper on VFP MSDN Web site
xml support xmladapter
XML Support - XMLAdapter
  • Beyond XMLToCursor/CursorToXML
  • Hierarchical XML support
    • Multiple VFP data cursors to XML
    • XML to multiple VFP data cursors
  • XML diff grams
    • VFP data cursors, tables, DBC
    • ADO.NET compatible
  • XMLTable and XMLField classes
  • Full control of XSD schema used
sql server integration cursoradapter
SQL Server Integration - CursorAdapter
  • Similar to DataAdapter in ADO.NET
    • ADO/OLEDB
    • ODBC
    • Native VFP cursors
    • XML and XML Web services
  • Programmable events
  • Stored procedures control
cursoradapter class
CursorAdapter Class

Data Source

DBF

VFP

Cursors

Remote Views

SQL PassThrough

Native

SQL

VFP

Client

ODBC

DBF

CursorAdapter

Auto-Update

Object Methods/Events

Custom Commands

Stored Procedures

VFP

Cursors

Native

SQL

ADO/OLEDB

XML

HTTP

vfp net interop 1 3
VFP + .NET Interop (1/3)
  • Greatly enhanced XML support
    • XML Web services
    • ADO.NET compatibility with XMLAdapter
  • VFP OLE DB Provider
    • ASP.NET Web forms
    • .NET Windows forms
  • Visual FoxPro Toolkit for .NET
  • VFP and .NET teams working together
vfp net scenarios 2 3
VFP + .NET Scenarios (2/3)
  • WinForms, WebForms, and Mobile forms calling VFP COM objects via ASP.NET XML Web services
  • WinForms and WebForms with VFP data using the VFP OLE DB provider
  • VFP calling ASP.NET XML Web services
  • VFP 8.0 with VS .NET 2003 make great tools together for many applications
vfp net xml web services 3 3
VFP + .NET - XML Web Services (3/3)
  • OLEDB
  • ASP.NET
  • WinForm
  • Phone
  • Pocket PC
  • Tablet PC
vfp 8 0 service pack 1
VFP 8.0 Service Pack 1
  • Updated patch files for VFP 8.0
  • No new features in service pack
  • Not included with VFP 8.0, online only
    • http://msdn.microsoft.com/vfoxpro
  • No additional SPs planned for VFP 8.0
  • Includes new VFP OLE DB Provider
    • Provider can be downloaded stand-alone
europa overview
Europa Overview
  • Code name of next version of VFP
  • To be released second half of 2004
  • Mostly based on feedback
  • More information on VFP Web site
    • http://msdn.microsoft.com/vfoxpro
      • Refer to Letter from Editor section
visual foxpro resources
Visual FoxPro Resources
  • http://msdn.microsoft.com/vfoxpro
    • New information and content for VFP 8.0
    • Related communities for Visual FoxPro
  • http://gotdotnet.com/team/vfp
    • VFP Toolkit for .NET
    • VFP 8.0 case study template download
    • Sr VP Eric Rudder on VFP 8.0 video
  • http://code-magazine.com/focus/vfp
    • Special edition for Visual FoxPro 8.0
  • http://foxcentral.net – FoxCentral.net