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Subject:Re: Am I missing something?
Date:15 Jun 2020 14:28:08 -0400
From:"Kevin Zawicki" <>

What do you think of the "free" Visual Studio Community and "free" SQL express
for single PC, small business development?

I have done C# (extensive batch work) and some SQL. Not much in C# GUI though...

Tom Krieg <> wrote:
>I'm moving my existing apps to Visual Studio & C#. So much easier to do

>things like encryption, display a web page, display maps, do email, scan

>a document, interface with Excel and a whole hep of other stuff.
>But yes, my last Paradox work was to take a critical Paradox app and 
>convert it to use PostgreSQL. It's amazing how many problems just went away.
>On 13/06/2020 2:11 am, Kevin Zawicki wrote:
>> I don't use it for new development any longer.
>> <
>> Me either. No new development. But a ton of features add, changes, new
>> new interfaces, make it email, make it scan, create excel.
>> Wait, that practically is new development....!
>> I am amazed at how many mission critical Paradox apps are alive and need
>> care and feeding.

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