2022 Visual FoxPro Best Practices Survey Results

Survey Report: 2022 Visual FoxPro Industry Best Practices & Trends

Macrosoft conducted the second Industry best practices of VFP – Survey in the month of April 2022 using Survey Monkey with 19 multiple choice questions. We received responses from 278 individuals from more than 228 identified companies.

2022 Visual FoxPro Industry Best Practices & Trends

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Select Survey Findings

  • A total of 77% of respondents indicate their application is used externally by clients or by both internal and external clients. 23% indicate the application is used entirely in-house. Compared to last year an increase of 8% has happened in the usage of Application.
  • The survey posed seven top reasons or impediments preventing companies from modernizing their Visual FoxPro application. Survey results show the leading reason to the often-extended time to do it with 51% of respondents saying that is either a big or the biggest issue preventing them from starting.
  • Participants were asked what their ideal target development platform is for a newly migrated application and the top choices are:
    • Microsoft .NET – 41%
    • Java – 18%
    • Open-source solution – 17%
  • 69% of respondents cited that their application is mid-sized (50,000 – 5,00,000) in terms of Lines of codes.
  • 65% of participants felt to complete the migration in less than a year time
  • About half of the respondents identified the cause to begin a Migration/ Modernizations as
    • Enhancements needed
    • To ensure long term viability
2022 Visual FoxPro Industry Best Practices & Trends
2022 Visual FoxPro Industry Best Practices & Trends

Survey Report

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Macrosoft is available to provide an industry expert who can present these results as requested to industry user groups.

Direct Questions about this survey and request for speaking engagements to


John Kullmann
COO
Macrosoft, Inc
[email protected]
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