Announcing Visual FoxPro 9.0

Microsoft announced the general availability of Visual FoxPro 9.0 today.

Visual FoxPro 9 allows you to create .NET-compatible solutions using hierarchical XML and XML Web services, and exchange data with Microsoft SQL Server through enhanced SQL language capabilities and newly supported data types. VFP 9 has a local cursor engine, tight coupling between language and data, an object-oriented language, and a set of tools for building database applications.

Using Visual FoxPro 9.0, you can build and deploy stand-alone and remote applications for Windows-based Tablet PCs, and create and access COM components and XML Web Services compatible with Microsoft .NET technology. An extensible new report output architecture provides precision control of report data output and formatting, while design features make possible multiple detail banding, text rotation and report chaining. Output reports supported include in XML, HTML, image formats, and customizable multi-page print preview window. Reports created with Visual FoxPro 9.0 are backward-compatible with existing reports created on earlier versions.

Here are some helpful sites that have additional information on this release:

Press pass feature on availability of Visual FoxPro 9.0:
http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2005/mar05/03-14VFoxPro.asp

Visual FoxPro 9.0 FAQ:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vfoxpro/productinfo/faq/default.aspx

This announcement is based on information provided by Microsoft


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