Visual FoxPro In 2019

Visual FoxPro In 2019
2019 has seen many new technological advancements making it imperative for businesses to modernize their Visual FoxPro (VFP) applications. Rapid technological advancements have started taking a toll at companies still relying on legacy FoxPro applications.  As a result of which companies still running on VFP are compelled to move on to modern platforms. Why you should Migrate VFP? One of the main reasons why companies are considering a FoxPro migrati… Read More »

Data: A frequently ignored element during digital transformations

Data: A frequently ignored element during digital transformations
Data: A frequently ignored element during digital transformations Macrosoft’s digital transformation and application migration practice is contacted frequently by clients with legacy applications. Most of these clients have spent years thinking about a potential migration before deciding to contact us. Generally, the clients top concern is ‘what will happen to our legacy data if new application does not support it?’ Macrosoft takes care of these conc… Read More »

Compatibility of VFP on Windows 8 and 10

Compatibility of VFP on Windows 8 and 10
Windows 8 and 10 are not very different from previous versions. Sometimes Visual FoxPro (VFP) may not run as expected when it comes to different versions of Windows. FoxPro for windows acts more like an old 16-bit utility (that is out of tune with the modern world) rather than a real windows application. A VFP application may be designed to run on Windows XP or Windows 7 but refuses to run on Windows 8 or Windows 10. Some of the standard errors encount… Read More »

Classic ASP to .NET conversion

Classic ASP to .NET conversion
The move to make an ASP to .NET conversion is a big step whichever way you look at it. There are important decisions to be made and many pitfalls to be avoided. It is important to have a good plan based on sound knowledge. ASP.NET is the next generation development platform to build enterprise Web Applications. With respect to syntax, there is not much difference between ASP and ASP.NET. Main steps involved are migrating to ASP.NET, implementing Web ser… Read More »

5 Reasons why ASP.NET is the Right Choice for Web Development

5 Reasons why ASP.NET is the Right Choice for Web Development
An ASP-based approach to development comes with a wide array of innovative capabilities. With each new release, the ASP.NET framework becomes more stable—this is why business owners opt for ASP.NET web development. Currently, there is a huge number of individual engineers and software development companies which use ASP.NET as their ideal web development platform. Internet resource company BuiltWith, claims that almost 40 million websites are built using A… 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
Let’s see what are the basic advantages of using ASP.NET in web development: The ASP.NET framework works over the internet services and the websites creating as many projects as required by running on the same server. ASP.NET Web Forms provide drag and drop controls which integrates well with third-party solutions and automatically generates essential HTML and JavaScript required for development. A combination of ASP.NET and HTML facilitates in generati… Read More »

GDPR: It’s not a Revolution, but an Evolution

GDPR: It’s not a Revolution, but an Evolution
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect on May 25th. As we loom closer to that date, stories detailing company’s willingness to abandon the EU have begun to circulate. Sure, companies like Unroll.me have existed in murky waters (being able to data-mine email content for competitive intelligence) up until the GDPR was ratified. However, that doesn’t mean that US-based companies need to abandon the EU due to the new regulatio… Read More »

Is Visual Basic Dead? – Yes, It’s Marked for Death

Is Visual Basic Dead?   – Yes, It’s Marked for Death
It is a well-known fact that all versions of Visual Basic from 1.0 to 6.0 were to be retired by Microsoft, by 2008. This means that the Visual Basic development environment and associated runtime environments (except for Visual Basic 6) are no longer supported. In a way, VB6 is dead because it is no longer being developed by Microsoft. Microsoft released the .NET Framework in 2001, along with a new language C# and an updated Visual Basic .NET version. With… Read More »

Migrating Visual FoxPro to .NET Environment

Migrating Visual FoxPro to .NET Environment
Visual FoxPro was a dynamic development platform used for many of mission-critical applications. Unfortunately, the time has come to move on from Visual FoxPro to .NET frameworks. Modern .NET frameworks allow developers to create a wide array of applications from the web to mobile, and even Windows-based applications. At Macrosoft, we believe the logical solution is to migrate to a .NET Framework. Here are some of the features that make .NET "The Techno… Read More »

Can You Tip-Toe around GDPR?

Can You Tip-Toe around GDPR?
The fallout from misuse of Facebook user data and Facebook’s failure to alert users about it could help strengthen the credibility and enforcement of the GDPR globally. Businesses that thought they could tiptoe around the General Data Protection Regulation radar with a haphazard compliance strategy can think again, thanks to the expected fallout of the user data scandal. While Facebook has issued multiple statements to its customers, the point remain… Read More »

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