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by John Browne, on Jun 14, 2017 5:21:16 PM

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 …

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Topics:application migrationVB6C# to HTMLModernizationmodernization ROI

by John Browne, on Jun 8, 2017 3:23:06 PM

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, …

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Topics:application modernizationVB6

by John Browne, on May 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Friday May 12 saw the worst cyber attack in years, as a worm (WannaCry, Wanna, or Wcry) spread through computer networks encrypting files and demanding a ransom of anywhere from …

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Topics:application modernizationVB6ransomwareWannacry

by John Browne, on Apr 19, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Migrating off VB6 has never been more important. Every passing day VB6 gets riskier and more problematic to keep around. Millions of lines of Visual Basic 6.0 code still run …

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Topics:application modernizationVB6

by John Browne, on Apr 1, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Our skunkworks team has been working overtime on a new product that I think is a real game changer. Before I tell you about it, let me set the stage …

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Topics:application modernizationVB6

by DeeDee Walsh, on Jan 24, 2017 9:29:26 AM

Who's using WebMAP 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 …

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Topics:VB6meaningful useWebMAPWebMAP ROImodernization ROI

by John Browne, on Aug 26, 2016 8:05:04 AM

In past blogs we've talked about when automated migration of legacy apps makes sense compared to a full rewrite--usually when you have significant business logic in the code which you …

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Topics:application migrationVB6VBUC

by John Browne, on Dec 9, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Recently a customer wrote us, saying "Hey, if Microsoft says VB6 is still supported and will be for years and years, why should I worry? Why bother to migrate my …

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Topics:application modernizationVisual BasicVB6

by John Browne, on Oct 21, 2015 6:00:00 AM

When I worked in the Visual C++ (now Visual Studio) group at Microsoft, one of the breakthroughs came when our fearless leader, Denis Gilbert, insisted we "eat our own dogfood." What …

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Topics:Visual Basic Upgrade CompanionVB6fun.NETC#Windows

by John Browne, on Apr 2, 2015 2:55:06 PM

Note: the following is courtesy of Hugo Fernandez, who is responsible for much of the recent improvements in the VBUC. I asked Hugo for some specific improvements made to the …

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