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FoxShow #60 features an interview with Ken Levy recorded on the second day of Southwest Fox 2008.

We talked about a number of things including what he's been doing since he left Microsoft, the new CodeCast podcast that he is doing with EPS, APPScanX - a new VFP tool for helping to scan projects and code for specific elements and what he feels his contribution has been to the FoxPro community.

Enjoy!
Direct download: FoxShow60.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:17am EDT
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:50am 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

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

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)

comments to andrew@aksel.com or akselsoft@gmail.com

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.



Send comments to andrew@aksel.com
Direct download: FoxPro_PodCast_001.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:21am EDT

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