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Updating an ASP.NET Core 2.2 Web Site to .NET Core 3.1 LTS

Posted by Mauricio Rojas on Dec, 12, 2019 @ 07:12

Scott Hanselman is one of my geek heros. So when I so his excellent post https://www.hanselman.com/blog/UpdatingAnASPNETCore22WebSiteToNETCore31LTS.aspx I said to myself "it is useless to resist"!!

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Topics: Visual Basic Upgrade Companion, VB6, convert Windows to Web, .NET, C#, Web Application Development, .NET Core, webapps, NETCORE3.1

Dynamically adding ActiveX in C# an equivalent for VBControlExtender

Posted by Mauricio Rojas on Nov, 13, 2019 @ 15:11

 
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Topics: Visual Basic Upgrade Companion, VB6, C#, VBUC, VBControlExtender

VBUC Expert Mode

Posted by Will Vasquez on Jul, 22, 2019 @ 05:07

Whenever you're trying to convert a VB6 or Classic ASP application to .NET with the Visual Basic Upgrade Companion it is recommended that you do so in an environment where the source application can be built and executed. This will ensure all the required references are correctly registered in that environment.

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Topics: application migration, Visual Basic Upgrade Companion, Visual Basic, VB6, VBUC, components, component vendors, migration

Where is my business logic when migrating to Winforms?

Posted by Will Vasquez on Jul, 17, 2019 @ 13:07

Understanding the new code structure

You finally migrated your VB6 application using the Visual Basic Upgrade Companion. Now you have a WinForms application, but since you're just getting started with .NET and Visual Studio you might have some questions on what was generated in the migrated application.

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Topics: Visual Basic Upgrade Companion, Visual Basic, VB6, VBUC, Visual Studio, Winforms

Casamba takes a different path to app modernization

Posted by John Browne on Jun, 03, 2019 @ 15:06

Casamba is a national leader in providing electronic medical record (EMR)  enterprise software to skilled nursing facilities, outpatient therapy clinics, contract therapy providers, and home health and hospice agencies. Founded in 1997, Casamba's products are used by more than 275,000 providers across the United States.

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Topics: Visual Basic Upgrade Companion

VBUC 8.1: First step to Azure DevOps

Posted by John Browne on Sep, 10, 2018 @ 08:09

Today we feature two announcements: one from an established global leader in development tools and the other one is from Microsoft.

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Topics: Visual Basic Upgrade Companion, Azure

Announcing VBUC 6.5

Posted by John Browne on Oct, 21, 2015 @ 06:10

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 that meant was that we would actually use Visual C++ to build and debug Visual C++. In this day and age that may seem obvious to the point of absurdity, but (this was 20 years ago) at the time the development team used standalone editors like Vi and Make files to do the build. The IDE was for marketing to use in demos...

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Topics: Visual Basic Upgrade Companion, VB6, fun, .NET, C#, Windows

VB6 Open Source - Not gonna happen

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Jul, 15, 2014 @ 14:07

There's been a strong push by the user community to open-source VB6 in order to ensure a better future for both the language and the developers. In early June, Microsoft officially confirmed that it will not be open-sourcing VB6. We have advice for those of you who are ready to move off of Visual Basic and on to more modern languages and platforms:

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Topics: software development, application modernization, application migration, Visual Basic Upgrade Companion, Visual Basic, Windows XP, VBA, VB6

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

VBUC 2013 available now!

Posted by John Browne on Nov, 13, 2013 @ 01:11

We're excited today to announce the availability of Visual Basic Upgrade Companion 2013, which we're shipping simultaneously with Visual Studio 2013.

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Topics: Visual Basic Upgrade Companion