Visual Basic

Jabaco

I keep an eye out for alternatives to REALbasic. I do this for a variety of reasons. One, I like to do the research and two, if the time ever comes to move on, I need to know the alternatives. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t plan on abandoning RB anytime soon, but there are some gaps in RB that are frustrating to deal with and if I find a tool that might be better, I’ll take a look at it. This is one of them.... Read More...
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COM Support

In a post last week I talked about the window of opportunity of converting Visual Basic apps to REALbasic. I’ve lost at least two projects because of one simple, glaring omission in REALbasic. Lack of full COM support. Read More...
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Has The VB6 Window of Opportunity Closed?

I’ve written more than a few times that REALbasic is an excellent choice for those who need to convert from Visual Basic 6 to something newer. Is that window of opportunity closing or closed? Read More...
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Abandoning the Fantasy of VB Migration Wizardry

DevX.com has an interesting article titled Abandoning the Fantasy of VB Migration Wizardry. It can be found here. I can hear people asking: "Bob, this is a REALbasic site. What's this got to do with REALbasic?" Read More...
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