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Hope everyone has a great new Year! Thanks for listening - take our listener survey so we can ensure that we'll have the biggest year yet in 2006. I currently have done up 35 shows but the goal is for a new show every week. If you've got a product, a topic or just want to talk about what's going on with Visual FoxPro, software development and more, email me at foxshow@gmail.com!! Happy New Year!
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:50am EDT

FoxShow #35: An Interview with the legal side of John Petersen Sorry for the late show but I've been editing interviews. Rather than make an extra long show, Episode #35 features a part of my interview with John Petersen (YES! that JVP) about legal issues that developers need to be aware of.

The interview takes up most of the show (save for the opening and the ad) - he identifies very valuable issues for Visual FoxPro and other developers to be aware of.

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Category:foxpro -- posted at: 10:52am EDT

Dean Gray Tuesday
Category:general -- posted at: 1:27pm EDT

Dabo Part 1: The AppWizard I posted this on my own blog but I also wanted to make sure that if you wanted to take a peek at Dabo, the open-source database development environment written by VFPer's Ed Leafe and Paul McNett, you could see some of it here. It uses Python and MySQL. The video is in Windows Media format - not exactly multi-platform ready - if you're on a new iPod, let me know and I'll put up a Quicktime version. There's a lot more to it - but it's taking me forever to get this out of the hour long overview Ed gave me. The other pieces will be coming shortly. We'll be talking to them soon on the FoxShow as well - so if you have questions, shoot them my way and I'll be sure to ask when we do it.
Direct download: FSDaboCastI.wmv
Category:ScreenCast -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

FoxShow #34: Your latest FoxShow with upcoming events, the Big Moo and events around the Foxosphere.

0.00 - Opening
0.25 - Events and VFP Conversions
4.41 - GoToMeeting
5.22 - The FoxQuote
5.52 - In the Foxosphere:
Excel Gradient bars
What was Craig drinking?
Craig Boyd's Panels
14.18 - The Big Moo - what if?
21.16 - Alex Feldstein - The cost of fixing bugs and Other topics
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Category:foxpro -- posted at: 5:12pm EDT

No Need to Click Here - I'm just claiming my feed at Feedster

Category:general -- posted at: 9:36am EDT

FoxShow #33: Conferences and an interview with Tamar Granor Your latest FoxShow with thoughts on conferences, SQLCOLUMNS, an interview with Tamar Granor and more.

0.00 - Opening
0.35 - GoToMeeting
1.15 - Join the FoxPro Frappr site and thoughts on Advisor's conference timing noted from Andy Kramek and check out the FoxPro Catalyst site
15.00 - Tip: Using SQLCOLUMNS with remote data
19.00 - How should we do Interviews poll 21.00 - An Interview with Tamar Granor of Tomorrow's Solutions
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Category:foxpro -- posted at: 9:31am EDT

One of the goals I've had for a long time is to try and keep the show under 30 minutes - ideally around twenty. As listeners know, this is incredibly difficult with interviews that typically last that long. So what do you think? Should I separate interviews into their own "show" ( a la BuzzOutLoud model) and thus keep the shows down in length or keep them all in one big show. It may really depend on your player. For example, when I use the Creative Muvo, it keeps track of where I am with each show and thus when I stop and restart, it picks up right where I left off. Other devices may not be so lucky. Let me know. Take My Poll
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 9:01am EDT

FoxShow #32: SednaX thoughts and Rick Strahl Your latest FoxShow with thoughts on SednaX Visual FoxPro projects, an interview with Rick Strahl on WebConnection 5.0 and more.

0.00 - Opening with thoughts on the Visual Studio Launch
1.19 - GoToMeeting
2.09 - "I am not a smart man but I do know about testing" - must read post by Eric Sink
Email us your favorite release horror stories... 4.24 - FoxQuote: David Fung
5.03 - SednaX Discussions
Coding Poll
13.54 - Rick Strahl of West-Wind 31.00 - I'm out

Direct download: FoxShow32.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 11:48am EDT

The new Editor of FoxTalk and the host of the German Developer Conference.

My stuff: 0 - 1.05
GoToMeeting
VB 9 Chat - 1.32 -4.50
FoxQuote
Rainer - 5.25 - 32.45 Please send feedback and comments to foxshow@gmail.com!

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Direct download: FoxShow31.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT

FoxShow #30: Interview with David Stevenson FoxShow #30: Interview with David Stevenson

0 - Opening
.40 - GoToMeeting Ad
1.05 - What's Missing in Visual Studio 2005? update: it's here
2.47 - Ken taking part in VB 9 Chat
7.46 - FoxQuote: Doug Hennig
8.29 - Interview with David Stevenson
31.12 - GoDaddy Ad
31.47 - Closing and we're Out!!

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Direct download: FoxShow30.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

Hey everyone. As you may know, Craig and Scott from Australia have their own Podcast with OzFoxRocks. They are still waiting for their server to have more bandwidth so in the meantime, here's a direct link to a mirror site which is much faster. (note: this isn't linked as a regular FoxShow so that stats aren't skewed - but the premier OzFoxRocks show is a great one) Enjoy!
Category:general -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Detailed show notes to come later but no interview , just me talking about Southwest, Visual Foxpro Code Camps, design patterns and stuff.

Link to Steve Black's article on Design Patterns and Craig's original post that got me started. Send feedback to foxshow@gmail.com

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Direct download: FoxShow29.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 8:31pm EDT

Craig and Scott from the Australia Fox community put together a great beta (er alpha) tool in FoxTabs. I wasn't able to get to the latest video so I thought I would do up a quick screen cast (in Windows Media format) so you could have it yourself. It's a lot smaller than the other shows. If you would like to see more of these or maybe think they should be available under a separate account, please send me some feedback to foxshow@gmail.com Thanks!
Category:ScreenCast -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

Welcome to the FoxShow! FoxShow #28: The Southwest Wrap-up

0 - Opening

0.35 - GoToMeeting

1.05 - Community Involvement

3.47 - Kevin Ragsdale: the first time conferencee

17.53 - GoDaddy.com - Get Your Domain Today

18.24 - Doug Hennig

38.07- Closing Notes and We're Out

Send feedback to foxshow@gmail.com

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Category:foxpro -- posted at: 7:18am EDT

Welcome to the FoxShow! FoxShow #27: Toni Feltman, everything's a DBF and the "ah" moment

0 - Opening

1.0 - GoToMeeting

12.02 - FoxQuote: Rick Borup

12.37 - Toni Feltman on teaching database design and the n-tier "ah"

38.30 - GoDaddy.com - Get Your Domain Today

39.37 - Closing Notes and We're Out

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Direct download: FoxShow27.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 9:34am EDT

Welcome to the FoxShow! FoxShow #26: Ric Borup and the lost bits of the Ken Levy Interview

0 - Opening

1.17 - GoToMeeting

1.46 - FoxQuote: Markus Egger

2.26 - Rick Borup on RSS and WIX (Windows Installers)

19.36 - GoDaddy.com - Get Your Domain Today

20.15 - Ken Levy on conference memories, gadgets and VFP

29.56 - We're Outsend feedback to foxshow@gmail.com

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Direct download: FoxShow26.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

Welcome to the FoxShow! FoxShow #25: Marcia Akins, Andy Kramek, +Macros and more

0 - Opening

.31 - GoToMeeting

1.00 - Follow up from Show #24

7.00 - FoxQuote: Bob Kocher from Southwest Fox

7.21 - +Macros from FoxMasters

12.38 - Interview with Marcia Akins and Andy Kramek from Tightline Computers

42.00 - GoDaddy.com - Get Your Domain Today

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Direct download: FoxShow25.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 7:39am EDT

FoxShow #24: Interview with Ken Levy FoxShow #24: Interview with Ken Levy

0 - Opening and FoxQuote

2.10 - GoToMeeting

2.40 - A talk with Ken Levy

58. - GoDaddy.com

59.00 - We're out

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Direct download: FoxShow24.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 6:17am EDT

FoxShow #23: Interview with Craig Berntson FoxShow #23: Interview with Craig Berntson

0 - Opening 0.45 - GoToMeeting

1.00 - Dealing with New Programmers

4.50 - FoxQuote: Kevin Ragsdale

5.30 - ChuckChat hits #50

7.00 - Craig Berntson on Coder to Developer, Visual Studio and Fox

32.00 - GoDaddy.com

33.21 - Pop Quiz: How Do YOU get creative?

34.00 - We're out

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Direct download: FoxShow23.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 8:05am EDT

FoxShow #22: Interview with Markus Egger

0 - Opening and Drew Speedie
Links: Memories and Memorial

4.14 - GoToMeeting

5.20 - Cursor Adapter Upsizing Joys

8.10 - FoxQuote: Steve Black

8.58 - GoDaddy.com - $1.99 Domain names

10.04 - Markus Egger Interview (it's a long one)

56.00 - We're out

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Direct download: FoxShow22.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 9:52am EDT

0.00 - Opening and Techpodcast Note

1.15 - News and Craig Boyd's Free FoxPro Training

4.30 - What is a database?
Link to an interview (not ours) with CHris Date

17,00 - Interview with Steve Black

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Direct download: FoxShow21.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 1:27pm EDT

So please feel free to move back and forth as needed.

0.00 - Opening
0.40 - GoToMeeting Ad
1.14 - FoxQuote: Rick Schummer of White Light Computing
2.01 - Keeping Fox a Secret - Craig Bailey
3.53 - Interview with Southwest Fox Founder Bob Kocher
25.0 - GoDaddy.com - $6.95 Domain Names - enter tech2 or tech3 as your promo code
26.5 - Tell me what your're doing - FREE
28.3 - Ken Levy's Revised Roadmap
29 - We're OUT!!!

Told you it was long.

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Direct download: FoxShow20.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT

No - I haven't fallen off the face of the earth but my notebook's hard drive just died and I'm waiting for the replacement. Once it's back, the new show fresh with Foxquotes and more will be up and running.
Category:general -- posted at: 1:43pm EDT

Update: Fixed bad links The real FoxShow 19 - sorry about the naming screw up from the last show.

0 - Opening and racking my brain - Eric Eggleston
1.30 - GoTo Meeting
2.30 - What's in a beta?
5.50 - The FoxQuote from Craig Boyd
7.10 - GoDaddy Hosting and how long should you register a domain for?
8.50 - Say it with me: we're all in sales , support and development! Return on Customer 16.10 - Techpodcasts and Closing

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Category:foxpro -- posted at: 2:07pm EDT

Oops - I misnumbered the show. It really is FoxShow 18. 0 - opening
.30 - GoToMeeting
1.45- Upcoming Events (Southwest and Wiki)
2:45 - The Rant
14.35 - Morae and Usability Testing
19.30 - Foxite Upgrade
20.30 - TechPodcasts.com
21.00 - Ken and Ending Interview
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Direct download: FoxShow19.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 7:21am EDT

0.00 - Opening. Racking my Brain by Eric Eggleston

.30 - Intro: .30
1.20 - The GoToMeeting TechPodCast Roundup (see below for more details)
2.45 - William Sanders Part II. Discussion about DotNetConversions, a project that takes overdue DotNet projects and rewrites them in FoxPro. Thanks Bill for the interview. His main site is Ef Group
(Audio may sound a bit off on this)

18.05 - OLEPublic Hacking FoxPro Tip
19.50 - Various News Escape From Yesterworld - Microsoft's Marketing SQL Server and Visual Studio 2005
FoxPro Case Studies
Craig Boyd - Sweet Potato Software and Craig Bailey on a VFP Solution Explorer
Rick notes that Sedna is not 10
Managing Product Development

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Direct download: FoxShow17.mp3
Category:foxpro -- posted at: 7:18am EDT

FoxShow #16: William Sanders interview, Of Buttons and Text and more Intro
TechPodCasts.com
Racking my Brain: Eric Eggleston

0:40 Of Note

  • Anders Hejsberg of C# on challenges
  • FoxPro Mentioned (oooohhh)
  • David Stevenson on Writing and Posting
  • The FoxShow Four Tier Solution
      I PodCast It
     I ScreenCast It
     I Blog It
     I Write It
  • Techpodcasts Announcement http://www.techpodcasts.com No Damn Announcements yet but coming very soon Hoping to get Doug Welch about Hi-Tech careers on soon
  • Difficulties in recording - different shows different items
  • COM Post from Claudio
  • Changes in FoxIte.com
  • How do you listen to podcasts? Feedstation and Newsgator

    12:15 William Sanders Interview

  • EF Group
  • DABO Cross platform database development

    26:30 - Of Buttons And Text

  • Graphics make for more options in the system Is that good or bad?
  • The Evolution of Web vs Desktop interfaces
  • ON Intelligence

    Jeff Hawkins and Audible

  • A Poll on User Interfaces
  • Direct download: FoxShow16.mp3
    Category:foxpro -- posted at: 9:18am EDT

    The FoxShow is typically about 30 minutes long and we try to get it out weekly although it was two weeks from the last one but Eric's last comment got me thinking. Obviously shows that have a single theme (like the one on MSF will be longer) but for a show like FoxShow #15 which covered a variety of things:
    FoxShow Podcast
    What is the ideal length for the FoxShow?
    One 30 minute show
    Multiple 10 minute shows

    view results



    Category:poll -- posted at: 12:32pm EDT

    Direct download: FoxShow15.mp3
    Category:foxpro -- posted at: 8:16am EDT

    FoxShow #14: How do you design your application Quick show asking how you design your application and a link to a great session by Lawrence Lessig on remixing.

    Designing an application?
    What benefits does a DotNet app bring that an otherwise well-architected Visual FoxPro application will bring?

    How do you design your FoxPro applications?

    Note: this was recorded with iPodCast Creator - the sound is a bit muffled but I'm working on that for this weekend's shows. Feedback to akselsoft@gmail.com.

    Direct download: FoxShow14.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:13am EDT

    Update: revised show notes to be shorter Opening
    DevCon Keynote
    Demos to be made available via Channel 9
    http://channel9.msdn.com Explanation of Sedna
    1.4 Read What's In a Release?
    Link Sedna Team Blog

    Solution Manager
    Where's Menu Designer Professional?

    Using the Debugger
    Coverage Profiler
    Additional Addons

    YouSendIt.com
    Tech PodCast Network
    MS Announcements at Gnomedex?
    Podcast Alley
    PodcastAwards Now tagged on podcasttags -

    Direct download: FoxShow13.mp3
    Category:foxpro -- posted at: 9:49am EDT

    Trying to understand what the VFP roadmap means, with help from recent blogposts from Craig Bernston, Rick Schummer and Kevin Ragsdale. What did people ask for? Here's what they got. Interestingly enough - here's a post from someone just starting in VFP.
    Direct download: FoxShow12.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:38am EDT

    FoxShow #11: Show Opening: Racking my brain - Eric Eggleston

    Some links:
    LongHorn DotNot and is DotNet 2.0 ready for prime time yet? Eat Your Own Dog Food

    MS Goes to Hawaii
    When Do You Plan Your Next Build?

    Best Software: the next Computer Associates?

    Design Tip: Setting Your Environment

    How do YOU use the Foundation classes?

    Thanks for the note, Rick!

    Direct download: FoxShow11.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:49am EDT

    FoxShow #10 - hopefully with better audio and no more "puke voice".

    Show Opening: Racking my brain - Eric Eggleston

    Some links:

    Wikis:
    FoxWiki
    Ward Cunningham's Wiki
    WikiPedia

    Ajax Ajax Resources
    Ajax - Promise or Hype?
    software as she's developed Ajax Podcast

    Specification Writing
    FitNesse Acceptance Testing Framework
    Ready Set Pro Templates
    Construx

    RSS RSS in Law Offices

    Direct download: FoxShow10.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:12pm EDT

    FoxShow #9 - May 19th, 2005

    Ken Levy: Focus Plan for VFP 9

    Valid vs. Interactive Change: understanding how controls work.

    Poll for Promos

    Direct download: FoxShow9.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:26am EDT

    (right on the heels of the xBox release), Todd Cochrane (of GeekNewsCentral and TechPodcasts) has got the first full book out on Podcasting: Although Amazon is noting as "not available", it's available today and for a decent price too. Here's a link to the Podcast where Todd announces it as well as promo. Congrats, Todd!
    Direct download: podcast-book.mp3
    Category:QuickCast -- posted at: 5:59am EDT

    Week in Review of various TechPodCasts including Darn PC, Home Networking How To, Software as She's developed, Girl on Tech, Escape Radio, World Tech Roundup, ChuckChat and more. For more details on TechPodcasts, go to http://www.techpodcasts.com. if it's Tech, it's here.
    Direct download: Roundup_1.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:54pm EDT

    Ken Levy and the VFP Letter for May: Survey results and new KB articles

    Rick Schummer Blog: Shedding Some Light and Upcoming Events
    Deploying FoxPro Applications

    DevTeach has Day Passes

    Windows Interface: Take Our Poll and tell us how you run Windows.

    VFP CommandBars: It's not an ActiveX control!

    Problems with web sites: PureTracks
    Google Web Accelerator
    Logging out users in Novell: How to? (and NO! finding support online is virtually impossible on this)

    Dealing with Variables Simon Arnold's tip from LanguageOptions
    Andy Kramek's Scope in FoxPro Part 1
    FoxMasters CodeInspector

    Direct download: FoxShow_8.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:02pm EDT

    An extended show today all about MSF Agile and how Team System plays into it.
    Some of the links mentioned in today's show include:

    BaseCamp - Online Project Management
    SourceGear - Dragnet/Vault : bug tracking and SQL-server based source code control
    Eric Sink's comments on Team System pricing

    Official Home page for Microsoft Solutions Framework
    Team System and MSF Home Page - Updated from Rob Caron
    Team System Pricing

    Take our developer poll and tell us how you deal with missed deadlines.

    Direct download: FoxShow7.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:41am EDT

    FoxShow #6: MS Releases, Report Writers 1. Microsoft News Releases gone bad. (http://www.microsoft.com/presspass) Is Visual Studio 2005 released or just in beta? 2. What is MSF? 3. Dealing with Report Writers and Joins in Visual FoxPro. Do end users really understand them? This show was a bit of an experiment with different podcasting tools. Please let me know how it turns out. akselsoft@gmail.com
    Direct download: FoxShow6.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:02pm EDT

    (revised formatting) Rant: is Microsoft Trying to Get Rid of FoxPro? Come on! Enough Already!

    Ken Levy VS 2005 features VFP 9 Comparisons

    Finding New Stuff in old Books: MegaFox

    West Wind HTML Help Builder turns 4.10

    Mapping and Trends. Terraserver comes in closer. 10 Years ago - putting cameras in the vehicles. they still haven't done it.

    New Technology: Raytheon minority report UI as referred to in Engadget and SlashDot

    Mind Mapper (Mind Jet

    John Koziol Understanding Words

    Rick Strahl: Strong Typing vs. Loose Typing

    Upcoming Events (from the Wiki)

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    Direct download: Fox_Show_5.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:40pm EDT

    Friday on the FoxShow! A variety of items today including promoting the big Microsoft Visual FoxPro Survey, hacking around with Rick Strahl's West-Wind Help Builder, project management with Basecamp and playing with a name database named WrightNames for Word This podcast was done with BlogMatrix Sparks and hopefully has some improved audio. Let me know
    Direct download: foxshow4.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

    A little late and the audio quality is still not great but here's FoxShow #3. This week's show is very random and all over the place, having spent a great deal fighting with microphones, sounds, MixCast Live, Dell Laptops and the worst... Argh!!! Windows 2003 Service Pack 1 More FoxCasts : Burt Rosen on FoxUnit, Andy Kramek on Intellisense FoxIte.com: Andy Kramek - how to design classes Simon Arnold - Understanding Outlook Automation DragDrop vs. OleDragDrop - posting to come soon Send feedback to akselsoft@gmail.com or drop me a note at akselsoft.blogspot.com! Happy Foxing!
    Direct download: FoxShow3.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:24pm EDT

    Fox Show # 2 - 3/25/2005 Opening (Racking my brain - Eric Eggleston) More Bloggers all the time Andy Kramek - tips. Smart Select for Grids Poll Results - How Are You using Visual FoxPro? Version of VFP: VFP 9 is right up there with 78% of respondents VFP 8 - 72% VFP 7 - 28% VFP 6 - 28% No one uses VFP 3 or 5 FoxPro 2.x Windows - 6% 15% use older version of FoxPro (DOS, etc) What are you doing with VFP 89% maintaiing existing apps 83% building new desktop apps 22% building web apps 39% querying data But others said things like : building government financial apps (which sounds like a desktop app to me), COM components and then two were about analyzing data or building scripts for data (which is all about querying) Compiled Versions 72% are VFP 8 50% are VFP 9 50% are VFP 7 44% are VFP 6 22% are FoxPro windows News FoxCast.Org - Extending the VFP Reporting System (Doug Hennig) DevTeach is coming up (www.devteach.com) FoxUnit released (www.foxunit.org) Mike Feltman at LA Fox User Group(April 5) - LaFox.org West-Wind 4.65 released - West-Wind FoxIte Community Blog Product/Review Notes AFP - Express Edition My Gripe / Poll Getting developers excited - cloning , etc Poll Signing Off Send comments to akselsoft@gmail.com or andrew@aksel.com
    Direct download: FoxShow2.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:40am EDT

    FoxPro Podcast #1 - random thoughts on the industry, including the rants of the Visual Basic revolt, some interesting Visual FoxPro sites including the fox.wikis.com web site and their topic on what they would like to see in VFP 10.



    (updated note: the audio didn't seem to come through on this so there's an open space at the end of this show)



    Here are some of the links mentioned:


    VB MVPs Revolt



    Rick Strahl's Weblog



    Microsoft Presspass News Release:



    Also in this is a note about my How Do You Use FoxPro survey available from my regular blog at http://akselsoft.blogspot.com.



    My first attempt - put some background music on and the mic quality may not be all that good but this is a start of what will be many podcasts and possibly even Vlogcasts on FoxPro and other topics.



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    Direct download: FoxPro_PodCast_001.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:21am EDT

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