Hacker's Guide to Visual FoxPro 3.0 Paperback – 25 Mar 1996
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From the Publisher
We're pleased that the book is so useful.
Ted and I learned a tremendous amount while writing the Hacker's Guide. We're delighted that our readers are using it and learning from it. We're also pleased and amazed by how much of the book still applies in VFP 5.
From the Back Cover
Are you serious about working in Visual FoxPro? Do you want to really putFoxPro through its paces, but find yourself frustrated by commands that don'twork the way you expect or documentation that seems incomplete? Would yourather fight with this exceptional program than switch? If so, theHacker's Guide to Visual FoxPro 3.0 is for you.
Hacker's Guide to Visual FoxPro 3.0 is the definitive reference to howall the commands, functions, properties, events, and methods in Visual FoxPro3.0 really work. FoxPro experts Tamar Granor and Ted Roche show youwhich commands to use, which to avoid, and which ones don't work quite the waythe manual says they do. You'll learn about common and not-so-common bugs andhow to work around them, plus you get an introduction to OOP, SQL, andClient/Server, as well as productivity hints, tips for creating your ownBuilders and Wizards, and advanced coverage of OLE and OLE Automation. If youwant to make your FoxPro programs scream (and not vice versa) then theHacker's Guide to Visual FoxPro is for you.
Hacker's Guide to Visual FoxPro 3.0 comes with a bonus disk thatincludes examples from the book, shareware and freeware FoxPro tools, and coolsubclasses that you can use in your own programs.
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Top Customer Reviews
It covers the problems, too - which is what makes this book so valuable. Look out for the nice big bug artwork next to the things that don't quite work as reasonable people expect it to.
Still relevant for Visual FoxPro 5.0, highly recommended.