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  • Rod muses on what's really necessary in UI design. Don't let your requirements deter your customers from wanting to use your product.
  • Sahil offers some of his favorite development productivity hacks on the Unix terminal. If you use a Mac and the Windows subsystem for Linus, these will help you.
  • In this next installment of Paul’s series on JavaScript and Ajax, Paul creates a data-filled page using JavaScript and the XML HttpRequest Object and shows you how to make the...
  • Learn how to leverage Microsoft Identity via Azure Active Directory (AAD) to secure a Web application. Julie shows you how to store a database’s connection string along with i...
  • Learn to use JSON Web Tokens (commonly known as JWT) to secure the data that's transmitted over the wire between APIs and the clients that consume the APIs.
  • Learn how you can use Jetpack Compose to build Android apps. Jetpack Compose is a rewrite of the Android UI toolkit. Get started with step-by-step examples.
  • Vassili demonstrates how to use scripting in C# projects with SQL Server; learn advantages to write less code. Works well for macOS setup.
  • If you use Electron but find it makes a pretty big application, try using open source Photino, which uses .NET 5 for the host application instead of Node.js. Your apps for mob...
  • Tailwind CSS helps you get to the fun part of building an app by using utility CSS classes. Use Tailwind CSS to help you quickly prototype your design without having to write a ton of CSS.
  • Vue.js development is easier with the Nuxt.js development framework. If you do server-side rendering with Vue.js, Nuxt.js helps you organize folders to make Vue.js application...
  • John realizes that sometimes conventional wisdom about software development may be what's holding you back today. Learn to recognize it and how to adapt to it.

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 www.vfpconversion.com) 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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