Role of “Best-Practices” in our VFP-to-.NET Conversion Projects

Role of “Best-Practices” in our VFP-to-.NET Conversion Projects
Macrosoft has many years of experience in Visual FoxPro conversion projects and we deliberately emphasize on the fact that “Best Practices” outline the path for any VFP-to-.NET conversion. When considering some of our recent VFP conversion projects, it is seen that our customers are faced with the situation where there are multiple versions of the same basic application running for different clients. This is mainly because a lot of custom functionality hav… Read More »

5 Prongs on Migrating Legacy VB6 Application to .NET

5 Prongs on Migrating Legacy VB6 Application to .NET
Eventually, VB6 developers must migrate to Visual Basic .NET and the .NET Framework. With the ever changing technology organizations are compelled to adapt VB.NET, which is a mix of best in class features of various development languages and platforms. Powered by C++ and a rich set of SDK developer tools, VB6 functionality is enhanced when migrated to .NET framework. Previously, moving from VB6 to newer version of VB was backward-compatible requiring minim… Read More »

Web Application development using robust .NET framework

Web Application development using robust .NET framework
In this technology driven era, every company relies on its business applications to gain competitive advantage. To derive the best out of your mission critical applications, it should be made interoperable, manageable and flexible to create business value. Are you looking for a facelift for your aging business critical applications? Then, it’s the right time to make your applications web enabled, this will definitely bring up better performance to your bus… Read More »

Migrating Applications to Mitigate Business Risks and Operate More Effectively

Migrating Applications to Mitigate Business Risks and Operate More Effectively
Technological advancements happen rapidly and new products are released frequently making the global technology market highly competitive. Businesses who rely on their software constantly risk becoming outdated or falling behind their competition.  In order to stay current, they need to be willing to migrate their applications to new platforms and databases, use new programming languages and operating systems.  There are risks to this as well, however, use… Read More »

The 5 Most Common Mistakes while Migrating Visual FoxPro to .NET

The 5 Most Common Mistakes while Migrating Visual FoxPro to .NET
Migrating from Visual FoxPro to .NET requires a solid strategy, effort, and a well trained and skilled implementation team. Macrosoft has completed quite a number of successful migrations to .NET. When converting from VFP to .NET, knowing what to plan for is just as important as knowing what to avoid. One missed step could mean months of additional work. We don’t want that to happen to you so here are 5 common mistakes and how to avoid them when converting… Read More »

SSRS Report generation for multiple Client databases made simple!

SSRS Report generation for multiple Client databases made simple!
SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) provides a fully featured application for the generation of server based reports. SSRS allows users to create basic reports comprised of tables, graphs, charts, maps and other complex visualizations in a simplified manner. Data for reports may be fetched from SQL Server databases, relational databases such as Oracle, or multidimensional and XML based data sources such as Teradata. SSRS provides the ability to create and… Read More »

The Advantages of Visual FoxPro to .NET Migration

The Advantages of Visual FoxPro to .NET Migration
Visual FoxPro caught fame in 1992 when Fox Technologies combined with Microsoft and then carried out their first joint venture release with a “Visual” zest; characteristically flashy from its relatively square predecessor FoxPro v2.6 which was affiliated with other products from xbase. Let me help give you the right perspective on Visual FoxPro to .NET migration by first being honest about a few things. In this blog, I am going to summarize conclusions … Read More »

ASP.NET is Better Than ASP

ASP.NET is Better Than ASP
You will be familiar with the keyword ASP, but what is it exactly? Whenever anyone is learning ASP, the most common questions that first come up are: What is ASP? And how does it work? ASP stands for “Active Server Pages”, also known as Classic ASP is Microsoft’s first server side scripting engine. It is not a programming language but it is a Microsoft technology that allows scripting in your documents. An ASP file contains combination of HTML tags and scr… Read More »

How to get the most out of ASP.NET for web development

How to get the most out of ASP.NET for web development
ASP.NET development should be carried out considering the best practices in the development process. With the ASP.NET server-side framework, the web development process for creating dynamic web pages has become easier. Comparing to Classic ASP, ASP.NET web application framework is more influential and authoritative. For building robust and reliable applications, the usability aspects of ASP.NET should be learned. Let’s go through the key aspects for ASP… Read More »

VFP to .NET conversion is key for these 3 reasons

VFP to .NET conversion is key for these 3 reasons
When it comes to VFP to .NET conversion we have found that one could choose to systematize the migration with language conversion software, but your outcome, aside from pure comedy, would be a truly subpar translation. A VFP to .NET conversion will require many judgment calls. VFP to .NET conversion should establish the functionality of the application at the same time it might be also required to provide new looks to the application without hindering t… Read More »
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