Monthly Archives: February 2009

metadata to the max!

in the previous examples that i have shown we have concentrated on “definition metadata”. in other words we are avoiding the necessity to write explicit code by storing variable elements as data. this allows us to extend, or modify, the behavior of an application to cope with changes or enhancements. however, vfp is capable of much more. we can also use metadata to store the actual code that is to be executed and so we can build entire applications that are held as metadata – well maybe not entire applications, but certainly some very significant functional… Continue reading