A Beginners Guide to Programming with Harbour and HMG

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A Beginners Guide to Programming with Harbour and HMG

Post by Zimbo » Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:14 am

Hello everyone!

As some of you may know, I have an ambition to create a user guide for Harbour & HMG which will not only help those with some familiarity with xBase/Clipper but, I hope, might also be useful to people new to programming! I know that this is a very ambitious idea, but I firmly believe it is possible!

So I am pleased to announce that I have now created a very basic website which now contains an outline of the Table of Contents and the draft versions of Chapter 1 and Chapter 2!

Getting feedback from this community on the value of producing such a guide would be really useful and I would be especially interested to hear from anyone who is struggling to get to grips with Harbour/HMG as this, I hope, will be the target audience! The website can be found at;

(edit on 8 Jan 2016) at http://www.harbour-guide.com/.

Please feel free to have a look at this and let me know your thoughts via this thread! My wife and I are about to go on holiday for two weeks but I will try to upload a couple of the other draft Chapters before we head-off on Saturday 10 October.

Many thanks,

Zimbo

Please note: I am learning HTML5 and CSS3, so this website is very basic! The style, layout and usability of the website is not my main priority - writing this guide is.
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Post by serge_girard » Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:54 am

Nice job Zimbo !

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Post by bpd2000 » Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:28 am

Really nice beginning, ready to provide a help / contribution / suggestion if any
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Post by esgici » Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:31 am

serge_girard wrote:Nice job Zimbo !

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Post by Steed » Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:25 pm

Thanks

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Post by quartz565 » Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:20 am

Thank you Zimbo !
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Post by Zimbo » Fri Oct 30, 2015 1:15 pm

Hello everyone.

I'm now back from a well earned holiday and have just published chapter 3 of my guide. Work is on-going with other chapters and I am hoping to publish a new chapter each week until the middle of December...

http://www.flamelily.net

Zim

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Post by serge_girard » Fri Oct 30, 2015 1:16 pm

Great job! Thanks

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Post by Zimbo » Fri Nov 06, 2015 5:58 pm

Evening All!

Chapter 5 has just been uploaded and the site has also been updated a little as I also work on my HTML and CSS skills...
(edit on 8 Jan 2016) at http://www.harbour-guide.com/.

What I really now need is a real beginner to programming to give me some feedback on how this guide is shaping up and to suggest any parts that aren't clear or someone who has Clipper / dbase skills but hasn't yet got started with Harbour and HMG. That's probably going to be a bit of a challenge but if you know anyone... ;)

I also want to thank those of you who added a link to my site on your own sites. I really appreciate that and I am intending to add a 'Links' page myself to return the favour.

Hope you are all well and happily coding like geniuses!

Zim
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Post by claudiotedesco » Sun Nov 08, 2015 11:34 am

Hello Zimbo

Te queria comentar que hay problemas con los link
http://www.flamelily.net/.%5Cguidehome% ... index.html
Cuando uno quiere acceder a dicho link da error
Not Found
The requested URL /.\guidehome\guideindex.html was not found on this server.

hay que eliminoar el signo de puntuacion
Saludos

Claudio

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