Tuesday, July 13, 2010

2010 FoxPro Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations

The FoxPro Lifetime Achievement Award honors those individuals who have contributed a great deal to the FoxPro community over the years. See http://fox.wikis.com/wc.dll?Wiki~FoxProCommunityLifetimeAchievementAward~VFP for previous award recipients.

These recipients wish to continue the award and have created a committee to select one or more recipients for 2010. The committee consists of previous recipients Whil Hentzen, Rick Strahl, Doug Hennig, Tamar Granor, and Rainer Becker, as well as Alan Griver (yag) of Microsoft and Naomi Nosonovsky representing the FoxPro community.

To submit your nominations for the 2010 recipients, please email me (dhennig AT stonefield DOT com) by August 15, 2010.

Stonefield Query 4.0 Released

We are pleased to announce the immediate release of the Stonefield Query SDK version 4.0. There are lots of new and improved features in version 4.0; see the Stonefield Query blog for details.

We have videos covering the new features in the SDK and in the Report Designer.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Why Community and Conferences are Important

Dave Aring of Visionpace just blogged about why community and attending conferences are important (his post is actually about solving a specific problem but the last two paragraphs are the key). Of course, he’s referring specifically to the VFP community, but I think it holds true in any community.