Posts Tagged "Southwest Fox"

Southwest Fox is good for user groups … and vice versa

One of our goals for Southwest Fox is to be a good citizen of the VFP community. Obviously, just offering a conference is a big way to do that. But we’re also committed to having Southwest Fox support VFP user groups (VFUGs). So last year’s conference binder included a list of VFUGs with contact information. [...]

Southwest Fox Sessions and Speakers Announced

We announced the speaker and session lineup for Southwest Fox 2009 today. This year was the hardest yet selecting from the list of proposals because we had a record number of submissions. Once again, there are great topics such as using Visual Earth in VFP applications, implementing MySQL, getting the most out of FoxCharts, and [...]

Conference Hotel Room Feedback

In general we get a lot of positive comments on the hotel rooms for the conference, but this year there were a few people who suggested we look into a new location because there were problems with their rooms. Your feedback is real important to us. Last year (based on positive attendee feedback and our [...]

The Economics of Conference Food

We’ve been reviewing the evaluations from Southwest Fox 2008. We’ll use this blog to respond to some of the suggestions and comments we received and even to ask the community for more information or clarification.
Today, I want to address food, more specifically food and money. We get a lot of comments about the food at [...]

Southwest Fox Ambassador Fund

At the keynote presentation for Southwest Fox 2008, we announced the Southwest Fox Ambassador Fund. (We actually called it the Worthy Developer Fund, but that name was just a placeholder until we came up with a better one. Thanks to Christof Wollenhaupt for the inspiration for the new name.)
Many VFP developers around the world are [...]

Some Session Updates Posted

Good news for those who are interested in any of Christof Wollenhaupt’s sessions (updates to all), and Barbara Peisch’s WMI session – all have been updated on the conference FTP site.
We have updates from Alan Stevens too, but they did not post correctly so we are getting them again to post soon.
Please use the instructions [...]

VFPX Administrator’s Outstanding Service Award

At the keynote presentation for Southwest Fox 2008, the administrators of VFPX (Craig Boyd, Rick Schummer, and Doug Hennig) presented Bo Durban with the first VFPX Administrator’s Outstanding Service Award. Bo has been one of the driving forces in GDIPlusX, a key project in VFPX that not only brings amazing graphics functionality to VFP but [...]

Southwest Fox Videos Available

Thanks to Steve Bodnar, videos of the keynote presentation and the VFPX meeting at Southwest Fox 2008 are available for viewing at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/swfoxtv. Among the items things shown in the keynote are an update on the VFP Studio project by Craig Boyd and Bo Durban.
As far as we know, this is the first VFP conference [...]

Streaming Video of Keynote and VFPX Session

Thanks to Steve Bodnar, we’re providing streaming video of the Southwest Fox keynote (Thursday, October 16, 7:00 p.m. MST) and VFPX bonus session (Friday, October 17, 8:00 p.m. MST). You can watch both of these videos at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/swfoxtv.

More Videos Available

We’ve posted more videos of Southwest Fox sessions, including a new one on custom report controls by Bo Durban.
Only two weeks to Southwest Fox!