VB6 Migration Today

VSJ has just published an article follow-up where I deal with migration in context of .Net 3.5 and Visual Basic 2008.

Another tool in Visual Basic refactoring arsenal

It’s great to see that support for refactoring in VB is constantly growing. Here is another tool on the list. JetBrains have announced 4.0 Beta of ReSharper Visual Studio Add-in. This time, ReSharper comes with support for Visual Basic. While it is still lagging a bit behind C#, since it supports refactoring of Visual Basic […]

What difference does the “CALL” make? (or Another Treatise on Premature Optimization)

These things tend to happen during those lovely quiet afternoons. I was enjoying reading about Mars colonization and genetically engineered bacteria terraforming when I got the call from our CEO. You probably already know the story, our VIC (Very Important Client, sometimes confused with GOD) has a problem. Even worst, the problem is identified in […]

VB6 crossing the Rubicon

This post is for all you VB6 diehards. I just stumbled upon a VB6 add-in that supports a few refactorings in VB6. CodeShine add-in supports Extract Method, so it means it’s on the other side of refactoring Rubicon. It also supports a limited Rename functionality, so here you have probably two most common refactorings automated […]