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Application Modernization

PreEmptive guest blog: (.NET) App Security - What every dev needs to know

Posted by Guest Blogger: Sebastian Holst on Oct, 19, 2017 @ 03:10

Let me begin by thanking Mobilize.Net for the opportunity to contribute as a guest blogger. I'm going to assume that this crowd understands all too well the costs and the risks that come with holding on to legacy code. It should come as no surprise then that holding on to legacy (outdated) risk management practices comes with it's own penalties and expense.

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Topics: Android, .NET, C#, Java, ASP.NET/MVC, Visual Studio 2017, #VS2017, Mobile security, Hacks, #msignite, PreEmptive Solutions, #gdpr, Dotfuscator

Classic ASP: threat or menace?

Posted by John Browne on Oct, 16, 2017 @ 14:10

(Most of the following is true. Some details have been changed to protect the guilty.)

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Topics: Windows security, ASP

Best Developer Content in the Past Two Weeks (including DevOps, IoT, .NET Core and much more)

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Sep, 27, 2017 @ 14:09

The past two weeks have offered an embarrassment of riches in technical content for developers. Whether you're interested in IoT, DevOps, Visual Studio, .NET Core or whatever... there's something for you. To help you out, the Mobilize team has created a curated list of our favorite sessions from .NET Conf 2017 and Microsoft Ignite. Please enjoy!

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Topics: .NET, Visual Studio, #dotNETconf, #msignite, devops

.NET: what lies ahead?

Posted by John Browne on Sep, 15, 2017 @ 14:09

Let's return briefly to 2002--a year both celebrated for its numerologic significance to middle-aged BMW owners and darkened by its Billboard #1 hit.

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What can we learn from Equifax?

Posted by John Browne on Sep, 13, 2017 @ 16:09

Assuming you didn't just arrive from Mars, you will have heard about the recent data breach at credit-monitoring company Equifax that affects 143,000,000 people, mostly Americans, which by my back-of-the-envelope calculation is basically everyone. And by everyone I mean every adult resident of the USofA who has ever had a job, had a credit card, bank account, electric bill, apartment, car loan, boat loan, or mortgage.

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Topics: application modernization, Windows security, Legacy software, Hacks

Dude, where's my state? (part 1)

Posted by John Browne on Aug, 30, 2017 @ 17:08

We have a new video up today addressing the question of how state is handled in WebMAP apps. This concept is multi-layered and so the video is merely an introduction. More details to follow.

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Topics: WebMap, Web Development

MVC and WebMAP

Posted by John Browne on Aug, 22, 2017 @ 11:08

Being an introduction into how WebMAP implements ASP.NET MVC in generated code.

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Topics: application modernization, WebMap, ASP.NET/MVC, Web API

WebMAP basics--Dude, where's my state?

Posted by John Browne on Jul, 25, 2017 @ 13:07


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Topics: C# to HTML, ASP.NET/MVC

VB6 to .NET: missing a reference?

Posted by John Browne on Jun, 20, 2017 @ 13:06

Without a doubt, one of the more interesting and powerful features of VB6 was its integration with Microsoft Office. That integration opened up a vast set of capabilities for working with text documents (Word), numbers and lists (Excel), presentations (PowerPoint), and even email (Outlook). Not for the faint of heart, you could create real chaos or power when used correctly.

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Topics: VB6, VBUC

Best of Mobilize blog

Posted by John Browne on Jun, 14, 2017 @ 17:06

ICYMI, we've compiled a list of the most popular and useful blog posts of all time. There's lots of practical (and technical) advice on recycling your old code. Read on for best practices on code modernization: 

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Topics: application migration, VB6, C# to HTML, Modernization, modernization ROI