Archive for November, 2007

They like us! They really, really like us!

The title says the most important thing we learned from the Southwest Fox evaluations. Most attendees were very happy with the conference. Of 92 people who filled out the overall conference portion of the evaluation booklet, 88 said they were likely to come to Southwest Fox again in the future. That’s an incredibly high number, [...]

Reporting on the overall conference data

Reporting on the overall conference evaluations was both easier and harder than reporting the speaker evaluations. Easier because we needed only a single report, with no need to break things down by speaker. Harder because instead of three open-ended questions, there were 12.
My first inclination was to handle the comments as I had on the [...]

Southwest Fox 2007 Photos Online

I posted photos Tamar and I took at Southwest Fox 2007 today. Thanks to Dave Aring (once again!) for cleaning them up and Cesar Chalom for posting a blog entry that make quick work of generating thumbnail images using the GDIPlusX code from VFPX. If you were at the conference and took any photos you’d [...]

Processing the Evaluations

I didn’t expect helping to run Southwest Fox to give me a chance to learn new things about VFP. But speaker coordination was one of my responsibilities, so I took the lead in handling the evaluation data. On the plane coming home, I designed a couple of tables to hold the data and started working [...]

Thanks!

A month ago Southwest Fox 2007 was just getting started. It was a terrific conference thanks to so many people including the speakers, the hotel staff, the conference center staff, and of course all the developers who came to the conference.
Since the conference wrapped up the three organizers have been working hard on a couple [...]