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Microsoft Build 2018 - Here we come!

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Apr, 17, 2018 @ 18:04

It's that time of year when we get ultra-excited for our favorite developer event - Microsoft Build - the quintessential geek event! You want code? There's tons of code. You want Microsoft technical gods and goddesses - Build's got 'em. It's in Microsoft's hometown so all of the smartest and best Microsoft technical folks will be speaking and hanging out.

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Topics: software development, Web Development, DevOps, developer productivity, #MSBuild, Build, cloud

Solving the legacy database problem

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 01, 2018 @ 06:03

Not every legacy app has a database connection but I've yet to see one of any size or value that didn't.

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Topics: CONNX, data modernization

Adding barcode scanning to a web app with LEADTOOLS

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 22, 2018 @ 06:02

Here's a cool idea: take your old desktop ERP system and migrate it to the web.

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Topics: application modernization, WebMAP, LEADTOOLS

Migrating PowerBuilder to HTML: issues and answers

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 16, 2018 @ 16:02

4GLs were quite the thing in the 80s and 90s. Everybody either had one, sold one, or was talking about getting one. For a while, it seemed like actually writing code was going to be obsolete any minute now. Who needs programmers when you can drag and drop UI elements, set properties, and go to town?

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Topics: PowerBuilder

Cloud app modernization: fact or fiction?

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 07, 2018 @ 09:02

It doesn't take a lot of looking to find companies who claim to modernize your legacy applications by moving them to the cloud.

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Topics: application modernization

GDPR and cybersecurity: it's EU smackdown time!

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 01, 2018 @ 13:02

 

 

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Topics: #gdpr, application security

Best Mobilize.Net Blog Posts of 2017

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Jan, 18, 2018 @ 20:01

2017 was a great year for malware, security breaches, billion dollar company valuations and cryptocurrencies, amirite? Over here at Mobilize, we had a great year of modernizing a lot of code, meeting with lots of developers and writing about all of it. ICYMI, we've pulled together a round-up of our favorite blog posts from 2017. Here goes...

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What can we learn from Equifax?

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Topics: application modernization, Windows security, Web Application Development, code transformation, modernization ROI, Mobile security, ransomware, Web Development, DevOps, PreEmptive Solutions, #gdpr, Dotfuscator, application modernization, WebMAP, Syncfusion, developer productivity

A Christmas Carol circa 2017

Posted by John Browne on Dec, 25, 2017 @ 06:12

(With apologies to the Muppets--I mean Charles Dickens).

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Topics: application modernization, WebMAP

True cost of rewriting software: some reflections

Posted by John Browne on Dec, 20, 2017 @ 11:12

We have a calculator. I made it.

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Topics: software development, Web Application Development, developer productivity

DevOps for legacy code

Posted by John Browne on Dec, 08, 2017 @ 11:12

If you've been following this blog then you know I'm excited about the benefits of DevOps, which I think can be a huge game changer for software development.

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Topics: DevOps