Application Development

Visual Studio .NET 2003

A Microsoft® Visual FoxPro® application typically includes one or more databases, a main program that sets up the application's system environment, and a user interface comprised of forms, toolbars, and menus.

In This Section

Application Planning
Involves considerations of common user activities, database scale, shared access, international users, and native and remote data.
Developing Applications with the Project Manager
Gives an overview of how to get started and set up your application project using the capabilities of the Project Manager organizational tool.
Developing Applications with the Application Framework
Use the Application Framework to quickly create applications that include elements that make an application easier to use.

Related Sections

Starting with the Component Gallery
Use the Component Gallery to locate catalogs of software objects such as class libraries, forms, buttons, and so on.
Developing Visual FoxPro Applications
This section includes conceptual information about how to develop Visual FoxPro applications, instructions for creating databases and the user interface, and other tasks needed to create Visual FoxPro applications.
Programming in Visual FoxPro
Visual FoxPro is a powerful interactive data management tool, but you also can access the full power of Visual FoxPro by creating applications. Understanding object-oriented programming techniques and the event-driven model can maximize your programming productivity.
Working with Data
Find out how to create effective applications with indexes, tables, and databases based on your data requirements.
Creating the Interface
Using Visual FoxPro forms, classes, controls, menus, and toolbars, you can build interfaces that help users gain access to the full potential of your programs.