The Alpha Software Newsletter

The Alpha Software Newsletter was created to help keep developers like you informed about everything that is happening in the world of Alpha Five. Each month, we highlight the most important news, blog posts and videos to help guide you through our ongoing Alpha Five v11 product development effort. Below, you will find an archive of past editions.



August 2012

Alpha Software Launches a New Blog

The new and improved Alpha Software Blog finds its home at

Featuring an updated look and feel, the new Alpha Software Blog will serve as an informational hub for Alpha customers as well as the broader professional development community. Categories such as Product Features, Customer Stories, Developer Deep Dives, Releases, Mobile and Security are covered.

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JavaScript in Alpha Five: As Easy As It Can Be

Alpha Five makes it easy to perform client-side actions with JavaScript

Martin Heller walks you through an image gallery that shows how Alpha Five makes it easy to perform client-side actions with JavaScript, even if you are not an experienced JavaScript programmer.

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From Visual FoxPro to Alpha Five via .NET

Developer Doron Farber's migration to the web and mobile web with Alpha Five v11

Recently, Doron Farber, a well known Visual FoxPro (VFP) developer and principal of The Farber Consulting Group, wrote a note to Alpha Software Co-CEO Richard Rabins about his journey to Alpha Five v11 and how it has helped him rapidly develop data-driven business applications for the web and mobile devices.

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