By Imran Salahuddin | June 7th, 2016 |
Visual FoxPro was an excellent development tool throughout the 90’s or even in the 2000’s but it has shown a sudden decline with Microsoft announcing end of support. Visual FoxPro 9 was released in 2007 virtually the Stone Age when it comes to the world of technology. This creates an element of danger for your organization that you need to take down and breakthrough in order to move forward today.
As Microsoft phased out Visual FoxPro, your mission critical applications running on VFP pose significant risks. Moving to a stable platform that offers vendor support can help to mitigate these risks.
Watch John Kullmann,Macrosoft Inc. Vice President talks about the potential risks that might cost you badly in near future.
Some risks and impacts that companies face for continuing with Visual FoxPro are:
Although Visual FoxPro served as a dynamic application development environment suited for 32 bit database applications and components, performance wise VFP did not scale well to user demands. Future businesses demands applications that are portable and interoperable. Converting VFP applications requires considerable effort and expertise. You need an experienced migration team, having sound knowledge in VFP as well latest technologies, to smoothly and successfully make the transition.
Are you in need for a technology partner to migrate your VFP applications? Then there comes Macrosoft, with proven expertise in migrating aging phased out technology based applications to the apt platform like Microsoft .NET. Macrosoft has a dedicated team of professionals focused on migration of Visual FoxPro to avoid your company getting lost in obsolete technology. Contact us today to help you for the journey forward.