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24 Sep 2005

Visual FoxPro SP1 Available via Public Beta

Here’s a chance for community members to pitch in and improve our beloved product. Get your copy of the Visual FoxPro SP1 Beta and post your bug findings on the Universal Thread. The actual service pack is due out in early December of this year, so there isn’t much time to make sure that bugs that are still in the […]

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12 Sep 2005

Recent Visual FoxPro Articles

Shameless plugAs I’ve said in a couple of my past entries, I’ve been writing articles for FoxTalk 2.0 and FoxPro Advisor. I think as a community it’s important that we support these publications by subscribing to them and/or writing articles for them. They provide a lot of bang for the buck and the quality of the Visual FoxPro material they […]

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5 Sep 2005

VFP Random Password/Key Generator

Today I’m working on the Encryption/Decryption session I will give at Southwest Fox. And, while I was on the subject, I thought it would be nice if there was a simple way to produce random cryptography keys of a required bit length for certain encryption algorithms. So, I decided to create one in Visual FoxPro 9.0. It took all of […]

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3 Sep 2005

Encrypt/Decrypt File Fix

IMPORTANT: The functions within this FLL have changed. Please refer to the latest documention for the VFP Encryption FLL that can be found at the following link: Major VFP Encryption Update Steve Tootill reported that the DecryptFile() function was not working for dbf’s. On closer inspection, I found there was a problem with the original Visual C++ code that was […]

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1 Sep 2005

Visual FoxPro – Encrypt and Decrypt Files

IMPORTANT: The functions within this FLL have changed. Please refer to the latest documention for the VFP Encryption FLL that can be found at the following link: Major VFP Encryption Update Work on the vfpencryption.fll continues at a steady pace (whenever a minute or two presents itself). I’ve finished fixing a couple more bugs that were reported to me and […]

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