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Subject: RE: Release Refrence
Thread ID: 415984 Message ID: 416022 # Views: 45 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 Category: VFP and .NET
Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:52:11 PM         
   


> > Just a question, why do you construct your forms in code instead of using the visual approach?
>
> Not responding for the OP, but I write my forms in code, because:
>
> Everything is text. I can examine the source with text-based tools. I have written a file search program and a printing both which understand some VFP syntax (basic awareness of classes and methods). The format is not something mysterious; I can edit text.
>

But SCX and VCX aren't mysterious, either. They're DBFs and pretty well-documented. We have tools (like Code References and GoFish) to search in them, and Beyond Compare with Frank Perez's add-in can compare them.

I do write some code in PRGs, but not anything visual. The ability to see it as I'm putting it together is way too important.

Tamar

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Release Refrence Posted by sandeep singh @ 12/18/2014 8:07:36 AM
RE: Release Refrence Posted by Koen Piller @ 12/18/2014 12:56:06 PM
RE: Release Refrence Posted by Gene Wirchenko @ 12/18/2014 7:15:04 PM
RE: Release Refrence Posted by Tamar Granor @ 12/18/2014 10:52:11 PM
RE: Release Refrence Posted by Gene Wirchenko @ 12/19/2014 7:37:04 PM