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by DeeDee Walsh, on Thu, Nov, 21, 2013 @ 15:11 PM

Mobilize.Net releases new Visual Basic Upgrade Companion (VBUC) with a major performance upgrade along with new code shortcuts that dramatically decrease the amount of manual work required to convert code from VB6 to .NET. The new version also supports Visual Studio 2013.

BELLEVUE, WA – Nov 13, 2013 – Mobilize.Net, the leading provider of modernization solutions for client/server legacy applications, today announced availability of VBUC 2013, the fastest, most cost-effective way to move Visual Basic 6 applications to .NET and beyond. VBUC 2013 includes automated software analysis and transformation technology that enable a dramatic (at least 80%) savings in total project cost, as well as radical improvements in time to market with 75% reduction in overall project schedule compared with manual rewrites.

With Windows XP going out of support in April 2014, countless enterprise IT departments are grappling with how to move 10-20 year-old source code that has become outdated and obsolete. VBUC 2013 provides a very low risk option for customers to move legacy code to newer platforms.

Visual Studio 2013 Support for Better Developer Productivity

VBUC 2013 now supports Visual Studio 2013 project and solution files. With this addition, Visual Studio developers will be able to take advantage of the latest enhancements available for Visual Studio 2013. 

New Gadgets and Code Optimizations Improve .NET Code

VBUC 2013 includes more than 500 new gadgets and code optimizations that result in more efficient code conversions and higher quality .NET code. The improvements include everything from additional control support to new .NET API optimizations and much more. 

Download VBUC with free eBook “A Developer’s Guide to XP End of Life”  

Customers who download VBUC 2013, also get a free eBook “A Developer's Guide to XP End of Life.” This ebook is filled with facts that customers need to know about the looming end-of-vendor-support (EOVS) for Windows XP, scheduled for April 2014. Customers can get VBUC trial and “A Developer’s Guide to XP End of Life” at http://mobilize.sites.hubspot.com/lp-3060-vbuc-2013-download.

Customer and Partner Praise for Mobilize.Net Technology and Services

Mobilize.Net has been serving enterprise firms for more than 20 years and has thousands of satisfied customers and partners. 

“Mobilize.Net’s Visual Basic Upgrade Companion has been used by hundreds of thousands of MSDN subscribers to modernize billions of lines of code,” said Mitra Azizirad, General Manager, Developer Tools Marketing and Sales, Microsoft. “Visual Studio Industry Partner program members like Mobilize.Net help extend the value of Visual Studio by giving our customers practical and new solutions to solve challenging, real-world problems.”

“DockMaster chose Visual Basic Upgrade Companion because it saved us many months of development time. As a result of the shorter development time, we also saved significant money and lowered our overall exposure on the project.  We are very happy with the performance and value of VBUC,” said Jason Hutchinson, Senior Developer, DockMaster. 

About Mobilize.Net

Mobilize.Net accelerates and simplifies the transformation of software applications to .NET, web, mobile, and cloud platforms. Millions of developers have used our industry leading technology to successfully modernize billions of lines of code. The Mobilize.Net solution enables customers to reduce risk, cost, and time while moving applications to the platforms users demand. Mobilize.Net migration technology is Microsoft's chosen solution for Visual Studio and MSDN customers.

The privately-held Mobilize.Net is based in Bellevue, WA, and is led by former Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Tom Button. For more information, please go to www.mobilize.net

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Dee Dee Walsh
VP of Marketing & Business Development


Topics:application modernizationapplication migrationVBUC


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