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Visual FoxPro to Visual Basic® .NET by Les Pinter

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Introduction

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There are lots of different kinds of software. There are communications tools, graphics packages, Web page development tools, and Internet add-ins of seemingly endless variety. C# and C++ are good for all these kinds of applications. But my favorites are database applications. And of all of the languages sold by Microsoft, Visual FoxPro and Visual Basic .NET are the two most suitable for database application development.

Databases are simply collections of tables, each containing a single kind of record. By using software to relate records from various tables, you can build complex systems to deal with data for accounting, contact management, medical information, tax collection, law enforcement, space vehicle development, ...

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