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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

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

New eBook on the way

Posted by John Browne on Nov, 22, 2013 @ 16:11

Spent most of this week updating one of our most popular pieces of content, "18 Mobile Application Development Facts to Blow Your Mind." Got it all the way up to 19 facts this time; plus some completely new info.

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Topics: Android, Mobile Application Development, iOS

Surprising new data on mobile application development

Posted by John Browne on Oct, 24, 2013 @ 15:10

The folks over at VisionMobile have updated their Developer Economics survey with some interesting changes since last year in mobile application development trends and plans. Herewith are a few nuggets:

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Topics: Mobile Application Development, PhoneGap

Preparing for XP End of Life - What YOU Need to Know

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Oct, 02, 2013 @ 15:10


Windows XP is out of support April 9, 2014.

  • Last day of support is April 8, 2014
  • There are 189 days from Oct. 1, 2014 to Apr. 8, 2014
  • Including Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day, Saturdays and Sundays.
  • April 9, 2014, will be Day 0 for XP security vulnerability.
  • If you are still running XP on 4/9/14, you may be out of compliance with:
    • HIPAA
    • PCI
    • SOX

What does EOVS mean?

  • End of vendor support:
  • No…
    • Updates
    • Bug fixes
    • Patches
    • Security holes plugged.
    • Ever.
    • Again.

How big a problem is it?

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Topics: HTML5, application modernization, Mobile Application Development, software development, application migration, Visual Basic Upgrade Companion, Windows XP

Samsung continues to lead the smartphone market

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Jul, 29, 2013 @ 10:07

Samsung shipped 74.2 million smartphones WW this quarter, and 10 million units of the Galaxy S4.  

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Topics: application modernization, Mobile Application Development, application migration

App modernization now!

Posted by John Browne on Apr, 11, 2013 @ 09:04

With IDC reporting the single biggest quarterly decline in PC shipments since they began tracking such data in 1994, it's beginning to look like the the downward slope is more like a cliff.

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

Planning for application migration (part 1)

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 12, 2013 @ 06:03

The amount of buzz around application modernization and migration these days is enormous--it seems that a perfect storm may be brewing:

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Topics: HTML5, application modernization, iPad, Mobile Application Development