Southwest Fox 2008

Andy Kramek

Andy Kramek

Andy is an independent consultant and long-standing FoxPro developer. After many years working in England and Europe Andy moved to Akron, Ohio at the beginning of 2001. He and his wife, Marcia Akins, are joint owners of Tightline Computers Inc and they have, for many years, specialized in the development of customized data-centric software. As well as having been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional every year since 1998 he is also a Microsoft Certified Professional for Visual FoxPro in both Desktop and Distributed Applications.

He has spoken at user groups and conferences all over the world. Conferences include Southwest Fox (Tempe, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007), GLGDW (Milwaukee, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006), European Devcon (Frankfurt, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007), Essential Fox (Kansas City, 2002, 2003, 2004), Praha Devcon (Prague, 2002, 2005, 2007), CTTM (Amsterdam, 2000, 2002), OzFox (Sydney, Australia 2003) and Advisor DevCon (2001, 2002).

In addition to helping write white papers on Visual FoxPro for Microsoft, Andy was co-author of the monthly "Kitbox" column in FoxTalk Magazine, from April 1998 partnered, since December 2001 by his wife, Marcia Akins, and he has more than 100 articles in that series to his credit. In the summer of 2006 the column transferred to FoxPro Advisor and was published there until January of 2008 when it transferred, for the third (and hopefully final) time to FoxRockX.

Book credits include "The Revolutionary Guide to Visual FoxPro OOP", Wrox Press, 1996 and, together with Marcia Akins and Rick Schummer, he co-wrote the very successful "1001 Things You Wanted to Know About VFP", Hentzenwerke Publishing, 2000 and "MegaFox: 1002 Things you Wanted to know about Extending VFP", Hentzenwerke Publishing, 2002.


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Working with Objects in Visual FoxPro

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