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Best Mobilize.Net Blog Posts of 2017

Posted by DeeDee Walsh on Jan, 18, 2018 @ 20:01

2017 was a great year for malware, security breaches, billion dollar company valuations and cryptocurrencies, amirite? Over here at Mobilize, we had a great year of modernizing a lot of code, meeting with lots of developers and writing about all of it. ICYMI, we've pulled together a round-up of our favorite blog posts from 2017. Here goes...

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What can we learn from Equifax?

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Topics: application modernization, Windows security, Web Application Development, code transformation, modernization ROI, Mobile security, ransomware, Web Development, DevOps, PreEmptive Solutions, #gdpr, Dotfuscator, application modernization, WebMAP, Syncfusion, developer productivity

True cost of rewriting software: some reflections

Posted by John Browne on Dec, 20, 2017 @ 11:12

We have a calculator. I made it.

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Topics: software development, Web Application Development, developer productivity

VB6 to Web: an ISV's journey

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 23, 2017 @ 17:03

Today I watched a demo of an app we are finishing up--this belongs to an ISV who serves a vertical market and like a lot of those kinds of apps it sort of does everything for the customer. We are going to have a full case study on this soon but it was such a great story that I wanted to share immediately.

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Topics: application modernization, Web Application Development, WebMAP

WebMAP app architecture part 2

Posted by John Browne on May, 12, 2016 @ 10:05

In the first part of this series, we spent some time discussing how complex web application coding can be. Web sites are simple; web apps are hard. 

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Topics: convert Windows to Web, Web Application Development, WebMAP, ASP.NET/MVC

C# to HTML5: save on deployment costs

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 02, 2016 @ 16:03

The last big company I worked at (Microsoft) had a LOT of desktops (as you can well imagine). And of course they also had a lot of internal apps that employees had to use, whether for performance reviews, source control, expense reports--you name it. 

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Topics: application modernization, Web Application Development, 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

C# to HTML (or Windows vs the Web) Part 1

Posted by John Browne on Sep, 30, 2015 @ 12:09

If you’re used to developing for Windows (or MacOS or Linux or really any desktop OS) and you are contemplating a Web version of your application, there are a variety of things to consider. Moving from C# to HTML is more than just learning some different syntax and related frameworks. It's a whole new world.

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Topics: convert Windows to Web, C#, Web Application Development, WebMAP2