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 Cabanatuan
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 Jun Tangunan
 To: Pete Sass
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 Marathon, Ontario
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Subject: RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop
Thread ID: 393913 Message ID: 394001 # Views: 53 # Ratings: 2
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 Category: Forms
Date: Saturday, December 28, 2013 2:07:26 AM         
   


> > Foxites:
> >
> > Up to now, I have been using various freeware backup solutions such as Cobian Gravity and SyncBack for my needs. My requirements are not that rigorous: I am merely saving the files on my laptop. Yet I longed for something simpler than these full-blown packages.
> >
> > So when I read Tom Knauf’s Foxite post on his own backup method a couple months back, I fell in love with its simplicity. It calls for putting daily backups on separate devices, so that is what I tried to reproduce in this demo form using USB devices.
> >
> > While it's designed to look for a USB with a day folder in it such as "Monday" or "Tuesday", you can adapt this method to run backups to any device.
> >
> > I've been working on this off and on for 10 days or more, so I have not used it very long.   Still, I need to get it off my desk so I can get back to my day job :- ) It was a challenge, so I hope there are not too many bugs I missed.
> >
> > The only trouble I know about is that it does not like creating directories where there's a period "." in the folder name.   Appreciate it if someone has an idea how to solve that issue.   Regardless, I appreciate all the code I got from several Foxite contributions.
> >
> > The demo form is here: Camelot_backup.zip   2.3 MB
> >
> > Documentation is here: Camelot_backup_help.htm
> >
> > Dan B.
> >
> >
>
>
> Hi Dan,
>
> Taking a look, thanks for posting.
>
> Here is a little project I did in my spare time that is a copy over backup type of solution.
> Also demonstrates how to place a VFP application in the Windows 7 system tray and launch it from there.
>
> Download link below:
> https://www.foxite.com/uploads/2d6cd33b-2fe3-40da-8968-adb8e49bdc5e.zip
>
>
> Not sure yet how you are doing things as will look at the code later this week, but I have not experiences
> any issue with folder names with a period in them, ie: Pete.Sass
>
> Have a great 2014 !
>
> Pete "the IceMan", from the Great White North of Canada.
> www.marathongriffincomputers.com


Hey Pete, I want to share this to you (shared to me as well by a friend) because I believe you are now a Filipino by heart:

http://sandstorm36.blogspot.com.au/2013/12/love-letter-to-filipinos-by-david-h.html

:)




https://vfpx.codeplex.com/releases/view/99045
http://sandstorm36.blogspot.com

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Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/26/2013 3:54:41 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Pete Sass @ 12/26/2013 1:25:02 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/26/2013 3:05:56 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Pete Sass @ 12/26/2013 9:20:42 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/27/2013 3:05:22 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/28/2013 2:07:26 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by David Mustakim @ 12/28/2013 2:21:10 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/28/2013 2:44:57 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/28/2013 6:09:33 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by David Mustakim @ 12/28/2013 3:40:55 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/30/2013 12:01:49 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/30/2013 9:07:10 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Pete Sass @ 12/28/2013 6:05:30 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/27/2013 1:32:33 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/27/2013 3:02:33 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by David Mustakim @ 12/27/2013 3:35:54 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/27/2013 4:19:24 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/27/2013 3:55:33 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/28/2013 12:44:08 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/28/2013 4:48:45 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/28/2013 5:47:39 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Tore Bleken @ 12/28/2013 5:10:19 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/28/2013 6:04:24 PM