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6 Aug 2007

VFPEncryption Update

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 The free vfpencryption71.fll has been updated. Changes include: Bug fix for a very obscure problem when encrypting and decrypting Jpg image files using AES 256 Added a CRC() and […]

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12 Jun 2007

Visual FoxPro: Sedna and Windows Vista

What’s Up with Sedna? According to Milind Lele, we should be seeing a beta of Visual FoxPro 9.0 SP2 and Sedna in the next month. Given that the May “Letter from the Editor” wasn’t released until the very beginning of June, I’m guessing that they’ll be released towards the end of June or the beginning of July. I guess I could […]

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11 Jun 2007

XAML in Visual FoxPro

What is XAML?If you haven’t yet heard of XAML then you need to get out more. This post assumes that most have at least a vague understanding of what it is and its potential impact moving forward. If you’re not hip to XAML then do a few Google searches, visit a site like XAML.NET, or get some info on XAML […]

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11 Jun 2007

Additional Extended MAPI FLL Update

That was Quick I know it’s only been two days since I last posted an update, but there were a few things still nagging me. I wanted to get them working, fixed. or updated and today seemed like a good day to do so. Improved EMSend The EMSend function now provides for an optional parameter that allows the developer to […]

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9 Jun 2007

Southwest Fox 2007

Speaking at Southwest FoxYou didn’t really think I would miss the big show did you? I’ll be speaking at Southwest Fox 2007. I’m totally stoked and looking forward to hanging out with everyone there. I’m doing a couple of completely new sessions at Southwest Fox this year. What are they? Well, I think I’ll let the conference organizers make that […]

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9 Jun 2007

A Baby, an Announcement and ‘Where has Craig Been?’

As some of you may or may not know my lovely wife and I recently had a child. Here is a picture of Scarlett Elizabeth Boyd (as requested awhile back by Tamar Granor)… Her older brother Chris is relatively ambivalent to her existence (not as cool as a Power Ranger I guess) and her mother is hard at work providing […]

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9 Jun 2007

Updated Visual FoxPro Extended MAPI FLL

Due to a deafening roar of requests that the vfpexmap.fll support HTML, I have created an update that includes an additional function called EMCreateMessageEx (not to be confused with the EMCreateMessage function used to send plain text). This new function provides the ability to send HTML and RTF emails. I’ve updated my previous blog entry that contains the complete documentation […]

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7 Nov 2006

Yes, OzFox Rocks!

OzFox Rocks Podcast Just finished listening to the latest episode of  Craig Bailey’s and Scott Scovell’s podcast. I continue to be blown away by the quality and content of this podcast. I also favor the shorter format used for this episode (20-30 minutes seems ideal). Congratulations to Cesar Chalom for being named OzFox Rocker of the Month.  Cesar is an excellent choice […]

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15 Oct 2006

Updated VFP Compression FLL

Fixes to VFP Compression FLL There were some issues with the ZipString() and UnzipString() functions that have now been fixed. Also, the ZipOpen function was not working correctly when the following syntax was used… ?ZipOpen(“MyZipFile.zip”, “C:\”, .F.) Issues remain There are still some issues with creating zip files and adding contents when they are not along the path of the […]

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14 Oct 2006

Vista’s Aero Glass for Visual FoxPro

Aero Glass Effects While there was a little fanfare regarding transparent forms when they first came out, it was a far cry from the excitement regarding the Aero Glass effects provided by Windows Vista. In my opinion, Aero Glass effects truly are the defining presentation element that marks an application as an application being run on Window’s Vista. So it is no great […]

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