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Application Modernization

Ransomware hack: what we can learn about VB6

Posted by John Browne on May, 17, 2017 @ 09:05

Friday May 12 saw the worst cyber attack in years, as a worm (WannaCry, Wanna, or Wcry) spread through computer networks encrypting files and demanding a ransom of anywhere from $300 to $600.

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Topics: application modernization, VB6, ransomware, Wannacry

Proven tips for application modernization

Posted by John Browne on May, 03, 2017 @ 09:05

Waging as we are a constant battle to make the world save for executables, we are happy to bring you yet more resources to help you join our fight.

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Topics: application modernization

Ditch VB6 with the "VB6 Migration Jumpstart Guide"

Posted by John Browne on Apr, 19, 2017 @ 07:04

Migrating off VB6 has never been more important. Every passing day VB6 gets riskier and more problematic to keep around. 

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Topics: application modernization, VB6

Mobilize.Net announces new tool for modernization support

Posted by John Browne on Apr, 01, 2017 @ 06:04

Our skunkworks team has been working overtime on a new product that I think is a real game changer.

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Topics: application modernization, VB6

VB6 to Web: an ISV's journey

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 23, 2017 @ 17:03

Today I watched a demo of an app we are finishing up--this belongs to an ISV who serves a vertical market and like a lot of those kinds of apps it sort of does everything for the customer. We are going to have a full case study on this soon but it was such a great story that I wanted to share immediately.

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Topics: application modernization, Web Application Development, WebMap

Visual Studio 2017 solutions with VBUC 7.2

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 21, 2017 @ 06:03

In our continuing struggle to make the world safe from nasty old legacy code, we are happy today to announce the availability of VBUC version 7.2, designed to help you stamp out all those On Error Gotos and ActiveX dependencies and get on with your life.

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Topics: VBUC, Visual Studio 2017

Studio? What, you mean with like paint?

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 06, 2017 @ 16:03

In keeping with this week's/month's/year's theme of "20 years of Visual Studio" here's another short video from our recent confab of Visual Studio creators.

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Topics: Visual Studio

That Visual Studio logo--it's not what you think it is

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 03, 2017 @ 14:03

TL/DR: It's not an infinity symbol.

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Topics: Visual Studio

Who did steveb hate more?

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 02, 2017 @ 17:03

As part of what will be a brief but on-going series celebrating Visual Studio's 20th anniversary, I bring you a short video: Who did Ballmer hate more?

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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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