Monthly Archives: November 2006

google, yahoo, vista have all got them. now so has visual foxpro and you. i am talking about those little apps called widgets that you can use to clutter your screen with.

using png graphics that are supported by vfp is one way to create very cool widgets. i have described here how png's with an alpha mask can be used to show some cool glass-like pseudo "forms".

now i will describe here how this can be extended to creating glass widgets. while we have always had widgets, and have used them, the technique described here will give you a draggable glass… Continue reading