Top 7 reason for ASP.NET development

Top 7 reason for ASP.NET development
ASP.NET is a web application development framework from Microsoft to create robust, dynamic, rich web pages. It is a server-side technology built on Common Language Runtime (CLR) to host powerful websites on any Windows server. CLR is a major component that performs a process known as just-in-time compilation that converts source codes into intermediate language code which the CPU then executes. Visual Studio is an integrated development environment that p… Read More »

Macrosoft’s 3 new smart automation tools for VFP Conversions

Macrosoft’s 3 new smart automation tools for VFP Conversions
If you are worried about your company’s future still relying on Visual FoxPro(VFP) application, then you are at the right place to make the leap to a more modern system. Macrosoft has a proven track record of successfully guiding companies through VFP conversion projects. In all our conversion projects, we have always thought of possible ways of automating some parts of the VFP conversion process without compromising the quality of the final new system. Ou… Read More »

The Strategies for Converting Large, Tightly Integrated VFP Legacy Systems

The Strategies for Converting Large, Tightly Integrated VFP Legacy Systems
Explore the Strategies for Converting Large, Tightly Integrated VFP Legacy Systems Over the last couple of years, we have had the opportunity to convert several ultra-large VFP legacy applications (~1-2M LOC) that also happened to be very tightly integrated. This raises a huge challenge on the part of the developers where the various components of functionality are linked closely together. Also, there is no distinct separation between the database tables … Read More »

5 Step Approach on VFP to .NET Migration

5 Step Approach on VFP to .NET Migration
When it comes to migrating VFP application to .NET, be noted that there is no magical wizard that converts the VFP application to .NET in one go. Various migration strategies are employed based on the complexity of the VFP application. It may be a combination of structured methodology, best practices, standardized coding and ensuring strict quality assurance procedures to manage migration of large scale VFP applications. A suitable strategy for migrating a… Read More »

4 Critical factors to consider before VB Migration

4 Critical factors to consider before VB Migration
Migrating the VB application to VB.NET environment means the developer should have a thorough understanding of both the languages. This knowledge is essential to reduce the number of upgrade issues by preparing the source code well in advance to starting the actual conversion. Proper understanding of the two languages play an important role in understanding the modifications that are required for the migration process to be more efficient. Here we examine … Read More »

Spring Cleaning Your Legacy Applications with .NET Migration

Spring Cleaning Your Legacy Applications with .NET Migration
It’s time for you to open your closet to start spring cleaning. Similarly from a technology perspective, ask yourself, Do I have old applications that need to be cleaned out and modernized? Obsolete development platforms prevent legacy technologies from meeting the emerging needs of the tech savvy world. Migration of legacy applications to the latest technologies including .NET and Cloud Computing has become an inevitable. When thinking of new tech… Read More »

Tips and challenges on how to Import FoxPro DBF file to Microsoft SQL Server

Tips and challenges on how to Import FoxPro DBF file to Microsoft SQL Server
Importing FoxPro database to SQL Server is a major concern as there are a lot of uncertainties associated with how well the application will survive the conversion. FoxPro is a file-server system that supports both Database Management System (DBMS) and Relational Database Management System (RDBMS), but it lacks in transactional processing. It is ever compelling to move on to SQL server backend as the client/server database is more efficient than file serve… Read More »

14 Key Factors that Drive Application Modernization and Migration

14 Key Factors that Drive Application Modernization and Migration
Does your organization rely on legacy systems for daily operations? Are you in a dilemma whether to go for application modernization services or not? These are some common questions in organizations depending on legacy systems like VFP for daily operations. Today’s organizations definitely require application modernization to sustain business innovation and agility in the face of mounting IT complexity. “IT industry follows volatile trends as yesterday’… Read More »

Why people are saying VB.NET is dead

Why people are saying VB.NET is dead
Visual Basic was one of the most popular languages when it was released, but Microsoft still announced the end of life of VB6 by replacing it with VB.NET. With the emergence of C#, VB.NET was outshined even though there are large number of developers.  Currently, choosing VB.NET for development is considered weird among the technology community and it sounds odd considering the history and design ethic of the language. There are tons of solid facts and … Read More »

Why developers don’t convert VB6 to VB.NET

Why developers don’t convert VB6 to VB.NET
I have found that some developers don’t convert VB6 to VB.NET because of all the problems they have encountered in the past. Visual Studio .NET includes a conversion mechanism to convert VB6 to VB.NET. Did you know that the conversion engine is seemingly incapable to alter more radical property settings? Although this is objectively communal for everything but insignificant controls, the conversion engine flops with a program exception commonly while analy… Read More »
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