Welcome on board!
Dear Reader, Dear Subscriber,
We are proud to welcome you to the first issue of a new magazine dedicated
As you may know we have taken over, and will be fulfilling, all existing
2.0 from Eli Journals (formerly Pinnacle Publishing).
will also act as the successor to
FoxPro Advisor for those parts of the world where we fulfill those
As you all know,
has, over the years, often been declared as dead and yet there appeared to
be some truth in the saying that "those said to be dead do live longer".
However, with the formal announcement by Microsoft in April 2007 that there
would not be a
Visual FoxPro Version 10.0 it seemed that the death knell for
was finally being sounded. Of course, Microsoft did undertake to complete
the work on the Sedna project (to allow
Visual FoxPro to better integrate with the Windows Vista platform), to
complete and deliver
Visual FoxPro 9.0 Service Pack 2 and to maintain support for
Visual FoxPro until the year 2015.
Perhaps surprisingly (to those who do not know us) the
community is alive, well and keeps going as if nothing had happened.
Worldwide there are about one hundred thousand active users of
and an amazingly large number of
applications in production. A major Fox Community initiative is currently
centered on extending the functionality and continuing the usability of
Visual FoxPro through the VFPX project.
And that's where
comes into play. We are committed to providing the best dedicated magazine
Developers worldwide. Our list of authors includes many names already familiar to you and we will be actively encouraging contributions from new
authors. Great articles from great developers will help you hone your skills
and increase your productivity. So what can you do?
FoxRockX today at our affordable rates (which include access to one of
the world's largest on-line archives of articles on
Visual FoxPro). We already have more than a thousand subscribers for
this first issue and we hope that you will help to spread the word and help
us expand the readership even further. After all, the wider our membership,
the more material we will be able to provide. Here are the details:
will be published bimonthly with 24 pages DIN A4 (same size as
and all subscriptions include access to the complete on-line archive of FoxTalk.
Additionally we plan to add a free issue (with sponsored articles) at least
once a year and possibly more often.
Annual on-line Subscription US$ 99.00 / 75 EUR
Annual on-line and Printed Copy Subscription US$ 158.00 / 109 EUR
Note: If you are a former subscriber of
2.0 you can upgrade your existing on-line subscription to the printed
version by paying only the difference (US$59.00/ 34 EUR).
For more details see:
To subscribe now, visit either
On-line articles, archives and companion materials will be accessible
through the "FoxRockX"
tab at http://portal.dfpug.de/. We
provide the entire archive of articles and source code for all
past issues. The access credentials will be sent with the confirmation of your