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Announcing WebMAP3 for AngularJS/Bootstrap

Posted by John Browne on Nov, 10, 2015 @ 18:11

Today I'm excited to tell you about the newest release of WebMAP (ie WebMAP3), with support for the popular AngularJS framework and Bootstrap for styling.

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Topics: HTML5, WebMAP2, WebMAP3, AngularJS, C# to HTML

PowerBuilder to Java/HTML5 Modernization

Posted by John Browne on Oct, 20, 2015 @ 10:10

The PowerBuilder to Java/HTML5 Migration is the leading way for migrating legacy PowerBuilder code to the Java framework and the most modern HTML5 portable UI. Our automated migration technology has migrated billions of lines of code, and is used by hundreds of thousands of developers.

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Topics: HTML5, Web Application Development, PowerBuilder, JavaScript

WebMAP2 ROI

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on May, 05, 2015 @ 08:05


Who's using WebMAP2 and what's the ROI?

The most common question we get at Mobilize.Net is "Can you show me a customer like me who's using it?" That's an easy question for us to answer since we have thousands of customers - from all industries including healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and more. And the flexibility of WebMAP2 makes it valuable to large enterprises and ISVs as well as SMBs and mid-size companies.

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Topics: manual rewrite, application modernization, application migration, HTML5, convert Windows to Web, Affordable Care Act, healthcare,, meaningful use

The end of Silverlight?

Posted by John Browne on May, 04, 2015 @ 15:05

A couple of weeks ago Google turned off default support for NPAPI (Netscape Plugin API) in Chrome. It's still available, but you have to know how to turn it back on. This means Silverlight web apps won't, by default, run in Chrome anymore. Given that Chrome has about 2/3rds of the browser share, this is significant.

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Topics: application modernization, HTML5, Silverlight

Getting there faster (to the Web that is)

Posted by John Browne on Apr, 30, 2015 @ 16:04

If you ever wondered what it's like to be in the midst of 5000 Windows developers, you should come to //Build/ some time. I'm fortunate enough that I'm here this week for the second year in a row. 

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Topics: HTML5, .NET, C#

Migrating to HTML5 Part 2

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 03, 2015 @ 08:02



Ok, it's all very fine and dandy to talk about the case for automated migration from .NET to HTML5 as a way to reuse proven code, but what are the real economics here? Are we talking about a lot of savings, or just a tiny improvement?

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Topics: manual rewrite, software development, application modernization, application migration, HTML5, Mobile Application Development, MVVM, MVC, convert Windows to Web

Adding it all up: the case for migrating to HTML5 (Part 1)

Posted by John Browne on Jan, 29, 2015 @ 16:01

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Let's say you've got a line of business (LOB) application that just chugs along, doing its line of business thing, day after day, week after week, year after year. Every big company has at least one of these, often dozens and dozens. 

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Topics: manual rewrite, software development, application modernization, application migration, HTML5, MVVM, MVC, convert Windows to Web

Why HTML5?

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Jun, 23, 2014 @ 11:06

Many of our customers ask us about whether or not it makes sense to move applications to HTML5.  At Mobilize, we've been working with HTML5 for several years now and we believe it's good and getting better all the time:

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Topics: HTML5, application modernization, Android, Mobile Application Development, software development, application migration

WebMAP2: Getting light with no rewrite

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Apr, 03, 2014 @ 09:04

First of all, this is not about Windows XP.

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Topics: HTML5, application modernization, Mobile Application Development, application migration, Visual Basic, Microsoft, Windows XP

Some interesting links

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Dec, 19, 2013 @ 15:12

Over the last several months we've built some interesting content to help you think about converting legacy code as well as thoughts on mobile application development. Click on the links to learn more:

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Topics: HTML5, Mobile Application Development, application migration, Visual Basic Upgrade Companion