Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Tuesday, September 10--Tamar E. Granor: "Make Thor Your Own"

Our next meeting is next Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Tamar E. Granor will speak this month, doing a Southwest Fox preview of her session “Make Thor Your Own.”

Abstract: While using Thor exactly as it's installed offers lots of benefits, Thor also can be customized in lots of ways. From adding your own tools to specifying plug-ins that change the behavior of tools to setting up options for tools, you can tailor Thor's behavior to provide yourself and your team exactly what you need. The Thor Framework and Thor Procs provide basic code that makes it easier to customize Thor.

In this session, we'll see how to take Thor to the next level by adding tools, setting up options, and modifying and adding plug-ins. We'll also explore the Thor Framework and Thor Procs to understand the rich environment Thor provides.

Tamar E. Granor, Ph.D., is the owner of Tomorrow's Solutions, LLC. She has developed and enhanced numerous Visual FoxPro applications for businesses and other organizations.

Tamar served as Editor of FoxPro Advisor magazine from 1994 to 2000 and was Technical Editor from 2000 to 2008. She served as co-author of the popular Advisor Answers column from 1993 to 2008. She has also written for FoxTalk and CoDe; she currently writes for FoxRockX.

Tamar is author or co-author of more than a dozen books including the award winning Hacker's Guide to Visual FoxPro and Microsoft Office Automation with Visual FoxPro. Her most recent books are VFPX: Open Source Treasure for the VFP Developer (to be published in 2013) and Making Sense of Sedna and SP2. Her books are available from Hentzenwerke Publishing.

Tamar is one of the organizers of the annual Southwest Fox conference and founder of the Philadelphia Visual FoxPro User Group. In 2007, she received the Visual FoxPro Community Lifetime Achievement Award. She received Microsoft Support's Most Valuable Professional award
annually from the program's inception in 1993 through 2010. Tamar speaks frequently about Visual
FoxPro at conferences and user groups in North America and Europe.

You can reach her at tamar@tamargranor.com or through www.tomorrowssolutionsllc.com.