Platinum Sponsors

White Light Computing

Stonefield Query

Tomorrow's Solutions

Alaska Software

Gold Sponsors

Visual Extend

Geeks and Gurus


Advantage Database Server

Lianja App Builder



DBI Technologies



October 31, 2012

The Links page has links to blogs talking about Southwest Fox and Southwest Xbase++ experiences.

October 15, 2012

We are streaming the keynote presentation, Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time), again this year:

October 15, 2012

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Kokopelli scheduling application will not be available this year.

October 10, 2012

The conference guide is now available for download.

October 2, 2012

Yet another reason to attend Southwest Fox and Southwest Xbase++ 2012! All registered attendees at Southwest Fox and Southwest Xbase++ are eligible to win one of two one-year subscriptions for Visual Studio Professional with MSDN, each worth $799. Register today.

September 24, 2012

We have more reasons for you to attend Southwest Fox and Southwest Xbase++ 2012:

  • This year's keynote address will be given by Jennifer Marsman of Microsoft Corporation. She'll talk about Industry Trends in Windows 8.
  • All Southwest Fox attendees receive a free PDF version of the latest VFP book, "VFPX: Open Source Treasure for the VFP Developer," by Rick Schummer, Tamar E. Granor, Doug Hennig, Jim Nelson, and Eric Selje, courtesy of the German FoxPro User Group, dFPUG.
  • All attendees receive a free one-year subscription to CoDe magazine, courtesy of EPS Publishing.

Add these to more than 40 different regular conference sessions (Southwest Fox sessions and Southwest Xbase++ sessions) and these concurrent conferences provide an opportunity you shouldn't miss.

September 5, 2012

Listen to Andrew MacNeill interview Rick Schummer, Tamar Granor, and Doug Hennig about Southwest Fox 2012 on the FoxShow #74.5.

August 28, 2012

One last quick reminder: you can save $50 by registering with the early-bird registration discount. The deadline is this Friday, August 31st. Every registered attendee gets admission to all regular conference sessions, whether part of Southwest Fox or Southwest Xbase++, and white papers for all Southwest Fox sessions.

August 13, 2012

The winners of Southwest Fox drawings are:

  • White Light Computing Scholarships: Bob Etheridge and Mike Aleshin
  • Tomorrow's Solutions Scholarship: Dan Erni
  • Stonefield Query: Albert Gostick
  • Tablet: Dave Hanna
July 9, 2012

Vinitsky Consulting, Inc presents "VFP for the Internet"—three days of training and seminars prior to and after the Southwest Fox conference.

July 2, 2012

We've extended the deadline for Super-saver registration for Southwest Fox 2012. Register by July 9th and save $125 on your registration fee, and get one free pre-conference or post-conference session.

June 27, 2012

There are only a few days left to get a $125 super-saver discount, free pre-conference or post-conference session and chances for scholarships or a license of Stonefield Query SDK for Southwest Fox/Xbase++ 2012.

June 5, 2012

Register before June 21 to be eligible for a drawing of a tablet: iPad 2 with 16GB of memory (value of $399), Kindle Fire (value of $199), or Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (value of $399) (winner gets to pick).

May 24, 2012

Lianja Inc. is offering a FREE COPY of Lianja App Builder Standard Edition, valued at $395, for all attendees of Southwest Fox. Build data-centric Apps on Windows, Mac or Linux using your Visual FoxPro, Python, PHP or JavaScript expertise and then deploy on the Desktop, Web and Mobile.

May 22, 2012

Geek Gatherings is pleased to announce that the 2012 Ceil Silver Ambassador is Jun Tangunan.

May 18, 2012

Registration is now open for Southwest Fox and Southwest Xbase++.

May 16, 2012

Speakers and sessions for Southwest Xbase++ are now available.

May 1, 2012

Speakers and sessions for Southwest Fox have been announced. Speakers and sessions for Southwest Xbase++ will be announced soon. Registration opens in a couple of weeks with a new online registration site.

May 1, 2012

West Wind is hosting the Web Connection User Conference on October 17 and 18, just before Southwest Fox.

April 4, 2012

Interested in being on the committee for the 2012 FoxPro Lifetime Achievement Award? See for details.

April 4, 2012

We are looking for nominations from the VFP community for the 2012 Ceil Silver Ambassador. To nominate someone you think is deserving to be selected, please email their name and a brief list of their contributions to the VFP community to Names must be submitted no later than April 30, 2012.

March 19, 2012

Just a reminder that session proposals for Southwest Fox 2012 are due by 8 AM EDT this Friday, March 23. If you’re interested in speaking, please download the Call for Speakers and the proposal application. We look forward to hearing from you.

March 5, 2012

Southwest Fox invites prospective speakers to submit session proposals. The speaker call for Southwest Xbase++ will go out soon.

March 5, 2012

The dates for Southwest Fox 2012 have been announced: October 18-21, 2012. This year, a second, concurrent, conference has been added: Southwest Xbase++, the only North American conference for Xbase++ from Alaska Software. Attendees may attend sessions in both conferences for the price of one!