You can create more effective applications by analyzing your data requirements and then designing your databases, tables, and indexes to meet these needs.
In This Section
- Developing Databases
- Describes how to use databases in Visual FoxPro to establish relationships between tables, enforce referential integrity, and manage local and remote data.
- Working with Tables
- Introduces creating and working with tables.
- Enforcing Business Rules
- Provides an overview about how to enforce business rules by using validation rules, preventing duplicate values in fields, and maintaining relationships between tables.
- Working with Queries
- Describes how to use queries to select and display data from tables or views.
- Working with Views (Visual FoxPro)
- Explains how to use views to create a customized updatable data set for your application.
- Importing and Exporting Data
- Explains how information is copied between Visual FoxPro and other applications by importing to and exporting from Visual FoxPro.
- Upsizing Visual FoxPro Databases
- Discusses building and upsizing a local prototype of your application using Visual FoxPro tables, views, and databases to represent data accessed on a remote server.
- Programming for Shared Access
- Explains how programming for shared access makes it possible for you to create an application that will run on several machines in a network environment.
- Visual FoxPro Data Access Using the OLE DB Provider
- Describes the Visual FoxPro OLE DB Provider and how to access Visual FoxPro data from other languages and applications.
- Reference (Visual FoxPro)
- Includes Visual FoxPro general, programming language, user interface, and error message reference topics.