Microsoft Visual FoxPro

Microsoft Corporation (Proprietary)

Microsoft Visual FoxPro is an application development tool designed to build high-performance database programs and components. It uses an object-oriented relational database that helps developers create database applications on the desktop, client/server, as well as the Web. Its data engine is able to manage huge volumes of data. Its object-oriented programming lets developers reuse components across different types of applications.

Visual FoxPro specializes in building database solutions of all kinds. This function is possible thanks to its local cursor engine. In addition, this application also features a tight coupling between data and its programming language. Finally, it provides developers with the tools for managing data. This includes running queries, organizing information lists, and making a relational database management system. The latter is useful for programming a complete data management software for end users.

Below are some more of the applications essential offerings:

• Interoperable and handles data well – The software allows developers to make .NET-compatible applications containing structured XML Web and XML services.
• Flexible – Developers can use the program to create and launch standalone and remote programs for tablet computers running on Windows. They can also generate and access COM parts alsongside XML Web Services that work well with Microsoft .NET technology.
• Has features for reporting – users can control the output and format of their data when generating reports.