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Modifying a WebMAP5 app

Posted by John Browne on Jun, 13, 2018 @ 15:06

We recently updated our WebMAP architecture posts to reflect the significant improvements that WebMAP5 makes in generated app code (compared to previous versions). If you haven't seen them, this is a good time to check out the details here, here, and here.

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Topics: application modernization, WebMAP

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

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

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

Is DevOps for you?

Posted by John Browne on Dec, 05, 2017 @ 10:12

DevOps is a pretty hot topic today, and if you feel like maybe everyone but you is doing it and you're not even sure what "it" is, this is your blog.

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Topics: application modernization, WebMAP, DevOps, #MSFTConnect

Syncfusion and WebMAP

Posted by John Browne on Nov, 07, 2017 @ 23:11

A couple of weeks ago at the Microsoft Visual Studio Partners annual shindig and crabfeed (actually there was no crab), it was nice to run into Marissa Keller Outten from Syncfusion.

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Topics: application modernization, WebMAP, Syncfusion

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

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

VB6 to microservices: is it even a thing?

Posted by John Browne on Jun, 08, 2017 @ 15:06

VB6: will it ever go away?

Maybe not--the current (June 2017) TIOBE index shows Visual Basic (not VB.NET) at #16 (down from 11th a year ago). Maybe that sounds irrelevant, but consider what it's still ahead of: FORTRAN, MATLAB, and Objective-C.

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Topics: application modernization, VB6