“NET for Visual FoxPro Developers” is a comprehensive guide to help Visual FoxPro developers transition to the .NET framework.

Introduction to .NET

This section provides an overview of the .NET framework and its key features, including its architecture, components, programming models, and tools.

Advantages of .NET for VFP Developers

This section highlights the advantages of using .NET for Visual FoxPro developers, including its scalability, security, and cross-platform capabilities.

Exploring the .NET Framework

This section provides a deeper dive into the .NET framework, including its architecture and components, such as the common language runtime (CLR), the base class libraries (BCL), and the common type system (CTS).

Compiling into MSIL

This section explains how code is compiled into Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) and executed by the .NET runtime.

The Visual Basic .NET and C# Languages

This section covers the two main programming languages in .NET, Visual Basic .NET and C#, including their syntax, data types, and programming concepts.

Using the Visual Studio .NET IDE

This section introduces the Visual Studio .NET Integrated Development Environment (IDE), including its features, tools, and workflows.

Creating Projects and Source Files in Visual FoxPro

This section provides step-by-step instructions for creating projects and source files in Visual FoxPro, and how to integrate them into .NET projects.

Transitioning to .NET

This section covers the process of transitioning from Visual FoxPro to .NET, including the best practices, strategies, and tools for a smooth and successful transition.


This section summarizes the key points covered in the book, and provides recommendations for Visual FoxPro developers looking to adopt .NET.

is an essential resource for anyone looking to transition from Visual FoxPro to the .NET framework. Whether you are building a new software application or exploring the latest technologies, This book provides the knowledge and tools you need to get started with .NET. With its focus on helping transition to .NET, the book provides the guidance and best practices you need to build effective and efficient applications with the .NET framework.