Managed Dbf

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A journal on my database project named Spine-Tailed Swift Db it's a lightweight RDBMS library for .Net. It's a fast multi-user relational and thread safe database file management system, which are easy to use and understand, using some of the familiar commands of Visual FoxPro and other xBase compatible RDBMS. with an optional secured Client-Server base model.



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Moving my blogs

Posted by nhylzcode on May 1, 2017 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (2)
Moving my blogs related to Managed Dbf to :

Where and While Lambda condition for record deletion

Posted by nhylzcode on May 13, 2015 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Lambda expression, it's an anonymous function it can use to create delegates or expression tree, by using lambda condtions, we can write local functions that can be passed as parameters, let's see it in action for deleting a records with condition in Managed Dbf and it's equivalent Xbase/VFP/Clipper code.

// TASK : Delete all customers from USA country and state of New York or California.


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Record locking

Posted by nhylzcode on April 24, 2015 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Visual Foxpro and Xbase has a RLOCK() and FLOCK() for it's record and file locking mechanism but only returns logical value .T. or .F., true if you successfully lock the file or a certain record, otherwise it returns false if failed. But there are times I need to know whether the record is lock by the application or it is locked by another process. What i've implemented in Managed Dbf; rather than just returning locical value true or false it returned an integet val...

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Slow development harhar

Posted by nhylzcode on March 4, 2015 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Imma blame Blizzard for a while particularly StarCraft 2 for the slow development of this project :lol:

Any suitable alternative for Visual FoxPro? I can't find one!

Posted by nhylzcode on February 4, 2015 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (4)

I’ve been professionally developing business applications for more than 10 years mostly from small to medium-size enterprises, most of my applications are written in Visual FoxPro since Version 3.0 up until to the last version 9.0 SP2. So yeah, VFP is my bread and butter because it’s the best tool for getting things done specifically in developing enterprise desktop line of business applications.

To ...

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Extending the life of DBF file format

Posted by nhylzcode on February 1, 2015 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Since this is my first post on  this blog, I already know what's running  into  your mind... You may say maybe I'm just reinventing the wheel. Why not design my own programming languages and write my own compilers for them? Or even better create my own operating system from scratch? :D because there are fricking hundreds if not thousands of available database projects out there in the wild which are ready to use and battle tested.

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