John Hosier has been active in the FoxPro community since 1987 and has been a developer, consultant, author, conference speaker and trainer. John was also a founding board member of the Mid-Atlantic FoxPro User Group and has served as its president and treasurer. As a consultant, John has worked with both large and small clients in Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean and all over the United States. John’s publishing credits include FoxPro Advisor, FoxTalk, FoxPro User’s Journal and a German magazine called “Data Base: Das Fachmagazin für Datenbankentwickler.” No, John does not speak German, but he thinks it is pretty funny that he wrote an article that he was unable read in the final publication. As a Microsoft Certified Professional in Visual FoxPro, John has worked on a wide variety of projects including client server, internet/intranet (including an XML parser written in VFP) and distributed applications. John currently makes his home in the Chicago area.