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2022 - July/August

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  • Rod talks about writing code that lasts. The applications he's writing today will likely still be used in 15-20 years, so good software architecture is key to that longevity.
  • Paul starts a new series about creating reusable wrappers that limit the amount of code you need to write when you’re working with ADO.NET in .NET 6.
  • C# 7.2 has introduced two new types: Span and Memory. If you need to work with large chunks of memory in a high performance manner, these new types provide a faster way to wor...
  • Last time, Bilal looked at Models—the M in MVC. This time, he explains about Views and Controllers (the V and the C) and how to take advantage of them in PHP Laravel.
  • Everyone’s using JavaScript. That’s terrific, but the fact that it is weakly typed causes limitations, especially for large applications. Shawn shows you how to overcome those...
  • Wei-Meng explores creating dashboards using Grafana, a great tool for creating charts and other visual presentations of your data.
  • Have you hoped for a good replacement for VBA for old versions of Office, but with the power of the .NET Framework and available to use with Microsoft 365? Try Accelerate's Vi...
  • Not everyone understands the true meaning of running an agile software development team. John reviews how to keep focus on agile principles and get the most from this philosop...

Consulting & Custom Software

CODE's primary division is devoted to custom software development, consulting and mentoring for Microsoft, Apple, Google platforms and beyond.

Founded in 1993 by Markus Egger, CODE Consulting has top-level experts in all relevant .NET technologies - either directly on staff, or accessible through our large network, such as our CODE Magazine authors, our trainers, or through Microsoft MVP and RD networks. We do not claim to know everything, but we do claim to have access to the top-experts!

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Legacy Systems

Get the most out of your legacy systems, or turn them into state-of-the-art technology!

Legacy code is everywhere! And it needs to be maintained and brought forward. This is often difficult, but we can help! We are experts in moving older systems forward to the latest and greatest technologies, and do so in the least interruptive way. We can help with conversion projects of various kinds. We can also help maintaining your older projects as long as needed. We have tools. We have processes. We can train existing staff on new technologies based on their current expertise.

VFP Conversion

We can help converting legacy systems of various kinds, whether you need to move an old Visual Basic app forward, or whether you need to move from Windows to the Web or Mobile. We can help with your database conversion needs of various kinds. However, the service that people come to us most often, and the combination of technologies you won't find anywhere else, falls under our "VFP Conversion" label.

If you need your Visual FoxPro application converted to a newer technology, there simply isn't anyone else who offers the same service. VFP Conversion (and is an effort we have now maintained and developed for close to two decades. Our level of expertise in this area is unprecedented (for instance, we have former members of the Microsoft Visual FoxPro team on staff). And we also have tools and lots of free information. Click here to find out more!

Strategic Staff Augmentation

CODE Staffing is dedicated to augmenting your software development team.

We have top-level experts in all technologies, available either on-site or remotely! Need a skill that no one on your team possesses? Need temporary staff to meet a deadline? CODE Staffing can help! With CODE Staffing, you not only get the professional you need on your team, but you also gain access to the entire CODE Developer Network of experts!

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CODE Framework

Developers! Check out CODE Magazine’s free, open-source CODE Framework available from CodePlex and through the Visual Studio Extensions Manager. The CODE Framework consists of various components and tools that help developers with common aspects of business application development, simplified SOA, WPF, data access, and much more. Our purpose for the CODE Framework is to enable productive, flexible, and highly maintainable business application development. Give it a try and see what everyone is talking about!

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