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TOPIC: List of Foxpro incompatibilities?

List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 1 day ago #11023

  Kevin Clark's Avatar Topic Author Kevin Clark Offline Posts: 2
Is there any list of current Foxpro syntax incompatibilities? I've found some issues through trial and error, but an updated list would be very helpful. Also, is there something like "Guide to converting from Foxpro to XSharp" available?

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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 1 day ago #11024

  Robert van der Hulst's Avatar Robert van der Hulst Away Posts: 1244
Kevin,

There is an (internal) list, but this list gets shorter every day, since we are preparing for SW Fox.
I'll upload a list end of this week.

Robert
XSharp Development Team
The Netherlands

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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 1 day ago #11026

  Johan Nel's Avatar Johan Nel Away Posts: 575
Hi Kevin,

Kevin Clark wrote: Is there any list of current Foxpro syntax incompatibilities? I've found some issues through trial and error, but an updated list would be very helpful. Also, is there something like "Guide to converting from Foxpro to XSharp" available?

Well as most of the times the DevTeam respond before we normal users are able to respond...

Am sure Robert and most of us would not object if you list some of the issues you have found, there might just be one that is overlooked.
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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 1 day ago #11027

  Matt Slay's Avatar Matt Slay Offline Posts: 228

I'll upload a list end of this week.


I'll be glad to see this...

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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 1 day ago #11028

  Alan Bourke's Avatar Alan Bourke Offline Posts: 20
I think if you look through the relevant .XH files under (IIRC) the installation folder you will see a lot of 'TODO' comments, which might help.

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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 1 day ago #11029

  Johan Nel's Avatar Johan Nel Away Posts: 575
Hi Alan,

alanbourke wrote: I think if you look through the relevant .XH files under (IIRC) the installation folder you will see a lot of 'TODO' comments, which might help.

I also remember that, but had a quick look now and could not found any TODO.

I know there are TODO's in the Runtime on GitHub though... Functions/Procedures that have not yet being implemented, but I must admit, it is quite a while since I had a look there too, so many of those might also already be done.
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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 1 day ago #11030

  Matt Slay's Avatar Matt Slay Offline Posts: 228
What's needed is a very public-facing "FoxPro Status" reference, to show what does NOT work yet. Something that can bee seen online, without downloading the software or installing anything.

I don't really care to see what has been implemented, I prefer to see what is still lacking... That way people can tell whether they feel it's at a stage where they want to start experimenting with it.

Slowly the list will become shorter, but at all times, one can see what remains to be tackled.

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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 16 hours ago #11036

  Karl-Heinz Rauscher's Avatar Karl-Heinz Rauscher Offline Posts: 378
Hi Matt

wouldn´t it be good idea that some of you Foxpro guys become real foxpro beta testers, instead of waiting ? BTW. I didn´t count the time i invested in VO->X# testings in my spare time - i even paid to do that ;-).

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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 11 hours ago #11039

  Chris Pyrgas's Avatar Chris Pyrgas Offline Posts: 1410
Hi Karl,

Karl-Heinz wrote: BTW. I didn´t count the time i invested in VO->X# testings in my spare time - i even paid to do that ;-).


I think we've pretty much all done the same thing more or less in this community for various products. CULE comes to mind where (we and a couple others from here) were there also :). But of course in any case, thanks a lot for your help and support for X# in both ways!
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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 11 hours ago #11040

  Matt Slay's Avatar Matt Slay Offline Posts: 228
Karl - I’ve done a good bit of poking on X# from VFP perspective. Was on it pretty early among the VFP crowd. Even joined FOX ($$) immediately to express my support and gain access to early build and forums. I’ve reported several things to X# Team, and they’ve been great to log them, fix them, or enlighten me.

I’ll be at SWFox conference in 3 weeks and I can’t wait to meet Robert and Fabrice in person and yap (and yap and yap) about X#.VFP.

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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 10 hours ago #11041

  Johan Nel's Avatar Johan Nel Away Posts: 575
Hi Karl-Heinz,

Karl-Heinz wrote: wouldn´t it be good idea that some of you Foxpro guys become real foxpro beta testers, instead of waiting ? BTW. I didn´t count the time i invested in VO->X# testings in my spare time - i even paid to do that ;-).

I really do appreciate what you and others have put in to assist. I sometimes almost feel guilty for my mediocre efforts.

Matt have done a lot of stuff that you might not be aware of. Lets wait for SWFOX, I see there are over 70 confirmed attendees, so hopefully after their first hand exposure at the conference, we will see many more VFP guys here on the forums.
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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 10 hours ago #11042

  Johan Nel's Avatar Johan Nel Away Posts: 575
Chris,

Chris wrote: I think we've pretty much all done the same thing more or less in this community for various products. CULE comes to mind where (we and a couple others from here) were there also :). But of course in any case, thanks a lot for your help and support for X# in both ways!

Appreciation to you, the rest of the DevTeam and guys like Karl-Heinz and others for what you have done to bring X# where it is today.
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List of Foxpro incompatibilities? 2 weeks 10 hours ago #11043

  Johan Nel's Avatar Johan Nel Away Posts: 575
Matt,

FoxProMatt_MattSlay wrote: I’ve done a good bit of poking on X# from VFP perspective. Was on it pretty early among the VFP crowd. Even joined FOX ($$) immediately to express my support and gain access to early build and forums. I’ve reported several things to X# Team, and they’ve been great to log them, fix them, or enlighten me.
I’ll be at SWFox conference in 3 weeks and I can’t wait to meet Robert and Fabrice in person and yap (and yap and yap) about X#.VFP.

Thanks from my side too for your efforts. Lets hope we see a lot more VFP guys here after SWFOX, I think once the VFP class declaration syntax is available things will change quite a bit in relation to seeing VFP "testers" and users here.
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