Andy Kramek : Access and Assign methods can be useful!

At the risk of simply pointing to someone else’s post and saying “yes, I do this and you should read this if you don’t”, Andy Kramek has a great post about Access and Assign methods can be useful! I use Access/Assign methods probably not as much as I should and his post pulls out some examples that I hadn’t thought of before: a) to create form objects that don’t already exist (as in THISFORM.oDataManager, etc). This means you don’t simply do a THIS.AddObject() to a form but rather assign it to a property la THIS.oDataManager = CREATEOBJECT(“datamanager”) b) Running code …

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Quick VFP Developer Shortcut: Tables into clipboards

Developers create a lot of little “snippets” that help them in a lot of different scenarios. Some of them evolve into larger tools; others turn into hidden gems that get shared among a small select few. (hmmm….SET TANGENT ON ….sounds like an interesting idea for a VFPX project – a snippet sharer – damn! don’t they have that in VS? – I DIDN’T think of that when I was first writing this – why can’t I think of something that VS DOESN’T have? – OK – SET TANGENT OFF – I do think we DO need an IntellisenseX manager that …

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