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Application Modernization

Save the date--it's Visual Studio 2017!

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 16, 2017 @ 14:02

Can you believe it? 20 years ago it was Visual Studio 1.0 and this year it will be Visual Studio 2017. Microsoft is launching the next version of the world's best development IDE on Mar. 7 & 8 so turn off the phone, unplug the TV, and put the cat out, because you won't want to be disturbed. We will be live streaming all the keynote on March 7 so stay tuned for details.

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Useful Microsoft news

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 13, 2017 @ 16:02

From the news desk:

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Topics: Microsoft

Things wear out.

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 08, 2017 @ 15:02

 

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Topics: application modernization

Best practices in code transformation for modernization

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 01, 2017 @ 15:02

Today for your listening and dining pleasure, we want to shed a little light on the risks and rewards of code transformation as a path to legacy application modernization. As has been widely reported in these pages, legacy code is a ticking time bomb and organizations have about four reasonable ways to deal with them:

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Topics: application modernization, code transformation

WebMAP ROI

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Jan, 24, 2017 @ 09:01

Who's using WebMAP and what's the ROI?

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Topics: VB6, meaningful use, WebMap, WebMAP ROI, modernization ROI

Good bear, bad bear

Posted by John Browne on Jan, 04, 2017 @ 15:01

Assuming you didn't just arrive from another planet you've heard (plenty) about the hack of the Democratic National Committee's email. The aftershocks continue to reverberate through the American political spectrum as people debate who did it, why they did it, and what the implications for the Presidential election were. 

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Topics: application modernization

Got OpenVMS?

Posted by John Browne on Dec, 21, 2016 @ 14:12

About a million years ago, when dinosaurs walked the Earth, I used to have to troubleshoot a PDP-11 with a multimeter at the backplane. PDPs are gone and nobody anymore fixes their Windows laptop or Macbook by measuring voltage (at least I hope they don't have to) but VMS--unlike T-Rex--is still with us. 

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Topics: application modernization, OpenVMS, Legacy software

Free resources to get started with app modernization

Posted by John Browne on Nov, 30, 2016 @ 10:11

Mobilize.Net Application Modernization Starter Kit

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Topics: application modernization

Announcing Visual Studio 2017

Posted by John Browne on Nov, 16, 2016 @ 10:11

With the announcement today of Visual Studio 2017 we are also announcing that we've upgraded and verified that our products support this cool new developer IDE. There's some new cool features in Microsoft's latest release, including a style analyzer for your C# code, better support for JavaScript, and a "lightweight" installer--plus a bunch of other stuff. Check out the list yourself here.

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Legacy application modernization: Eeny, meeny, miny, moe

Posted by John Browne on Nov, 08, 2016 @ 16:11

This is a story of three friends who built houses. Sooner or later this will get around to something to do with code.

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Topics: application modernization, VBUC, WebMap