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Windows Update Kills VB6 Apps

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 13, 2020 @ 17:02

Not going to bury this lead1: Microsoft's latest update has stopped some VB6 apps from working. 

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Topics: Visual Basic, Microsoft, Windows security, VBUC, application security

Forget GOT, we've got Build videos!

Posted by John Browne on May, 15, 2019 @ 05:05

Last week was Microsoft's annual developer conference aka Build. Three days of total software geekitude: Azure, IoT, .NET, Visual Studio, and even a doggie petting zoo. Yes, your modern developer apparently gets so stressed out at a Microsoft conference that they need to rub a Golden Retriever's ears to calm down.

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Topics: Microsoft, #MSBuild

Did you miss .NET Conf 2018? Here's a recap!

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Sep, 17, 2018 @ 17:09

Last week was a great week for software developers - on Monday, Sept 10th, Microsoft announced Azure DevOps which is a culmination of 15 years of work and provides the full lifecycle of tools to support Visual Studio developers. Not resting on their laurels, Microsoft then hosted .NET Conf 2018 on Sept 12-14 for three glorious days of technical demos, tons of coding, a bunch of product announcements and even a virtual attendee party hosted by none other than your friends here at Mobilize.Net. 

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Topics: Microsoft, .NET, ASP.NET/MVC, Visual Studio, Web Development, #dotNETconf, DevOps, ASP, cloud, developers, code, .NET Core

Useful Microsoft news

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 13, 2017 @ 16:02

From the news desk:

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Topics: Microsoft

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

Estimating application modernization project costs

Posted by John Browne on Oct, 08, 2013 @ 11:10

I don't think there's any debate that software is about as complex as anything on the planet; since the dawn of the computer in the 1940s people as diverse as Grace Murray Hopper and Charles Simonyi have tried to simplify programming these necessary but obstreperous devices.

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Topics: software development, application modernization, Microsoft

Visual Basic 7 recall due to mix-up according to Microsoft

Posted by John Browne on Apr, 01, 2013 @ 04:04

From the Seattle Times:

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Topics: Visual Basic, Microsoft