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Creating a Strong Bridge to the Post PC World
Moving from location to location requires strong roads. When crossing a barrier though, like a body of water or valley, we are required to build a strong bridge to get us from point A to point B in a way that is fast, safe, and easy.Yet we are not talking here about driving a car or riding a bus. As we in the computing world are evidencing the move to the post-PC era, modernizing and migrating legacy applications to harness the power of HTML5 web, cloud and mobile is one of the most difficult challenges ......

Posted On Sunday, June 24, 2012 11:29 PM

Extending applications to HTML5 & Mobile - recorded webinar
Hi,The recording of the webinar we did with Forrester Research recently is now available. At this opportunity I would like to thank Jefferey Hammond of Forrester who did a great job in discussing the Open Web, Cloud computing and Mobility trends and presenting the new development challenges they bring and why organizations need to rethink their application development strategies. The 2nd part of the webinar is a presentation from Gizmox, discussing the Instant CloudMove assessment and transposition ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 16, 2012 7:35 PM

Trends in HTML5 open web and mobile development

Jeffrey Hammond, a Prinicipal Analyst at Forrester Research will be co-presenting with Gizmox a free webinar tomorrow (April 24, 1PM EST) and will speak about market trends in enterprise software development and the changes brought on by the move to web apps and open web architectures.

Posted On Monday, April 23, 2012 2:14 AM

Visual WebGui rescues Talex in web enabling its HelpDesk system frontend
A new Visual WebGui legacy application migration to Web case study is available. Taldesk, Talex HelpDesk solution, which was initially developed as a Windows application (Visual Basic 6) needed to be available from different locations and browsers without the need to install any plugins or other components. The company tried building a Web client solution in ASP.NET but encountered many problems and difficulties so it looked for an alternative solution. After a proof of concept “Visual WebGui turned ......

Posted On Sunday, September 13, 2009 3:30 AM

Application Migration: Windows/VB6 Apps to ASP.NET HTML5
I would like to invite you to a fascinating webinar on extending applications to HTML5 and Mobile that we are doing in collaboration with Jeffrey S. Hammond, Principal Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals at Forrester Research.The webinar is free and it will will introduce the substantial changes brought on by the move to Web Applications and Open Web architectures, and the challenges it places on application development shops. We’ll also introduce how we at Gizmox ......

Posted On Sunday, April 1, 2012 7:24 PM

3 Buzz-words that every CIO hears but 1 they should listen to.

Anyone that’s managing an enterprise with aging or outdated client/server systems is starting to feel the heat. The 3 major buzz-words are rewrite, technical migration and application virtualization, but the one they must know about is transposition.

Posted On Thursday, September 15, 2011 4:47 AM

Nominate Visual WebGui now for your chance to win a Free ProStudio License

DevProConnections and WindowsITPro are now accepting nominations for the 2011 Community Choice Awards. These awards allow you to nominate developer products and services for special recognition.

Posted On Wednesday, August 10, 2011 8:25 PM

Presenting our unique migration solution at WPC11
I would like to invite you to visit us at WPC LA 2011 and learn how to move your mission-critical/Enterprise apps to the Win Azure Cloud. We will present our innovative migration solution Instant CloudMove at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC)tomorrow (July 13). Find us at the Windows Azure Building Blocks demo station where we’ll be showcasing the unique tools for moving business client/server applications such as é.VISOR by Limón GmbH to Azure Cloud. The original application is a data-centric ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 12, 2011 8:59 AM

Visual .NET Development Power finally meets Web 2.0
I’d like to invite you to a set of 2 webinars targeted for Visual WebGui newbies and beginners as part of the new completely free evaluation program for the Visual WebGui Experience. Visual WebGui (VWG) has gained its fame for its simplicity that lets core Microsoft developers, develop rich ASP.NET Ajax based Web, Cloud or Mobile applications just the way they are used to developing desktop .NET apps. With over 200,000 .NET developers that have adopted Visual WebGui to write over 35,000 VWG applications ......

Posted On Sunday, March 27, 2011 7:28 AM

New partnership allows auto-transposition of client/server application to Windows Azure
The economics of IT is changing rapidly, and organizations are searching to widen and secure availability of their systems and at the same time lower costs which is exactly what the cloud meant to do. Running your systems on Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud for example would improve and secure the availability, accessibility and scalability (both up and down) of your systems and support the new IT economics. However, in order to take advantage of the cloud's promise of lower cost of ownership, the ......

Posted On Thursday, March 17, 2011 10:44 AM

Webcast: Moving Client/Server and .NET Applications to Windows Azure Cloud
The Cloud and SaaS models are changing the face of enterprise IT in terms of economics, scalability and accessibility . Visual WebGui Instant CloudMove transforms your Client / Server application code to run natively as .NET on Windows Azure and enables your Azure Client / Server application to have a secured-by-design plain Web or Mobile browser based accessibility. Itzik Spitzen VP of R&D, Gizmox will present a webcast on Microsoft Academy on Tuesday 8 March at 8am (USA Pacific Time) explaining ......

Posted On Thursday, March 3, 2011 9:56 AM

Project Showcase: SaaS Web Apps Hits a Home Run with New SCMS Database

We love seeing projects from start to finish, and we’re happy to share the latest example with you

Posted On Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:38 PM

How We’re Staying Ahead of the Cloud Curve
You don’t need us to tell you that cloud computing is a hot market. According to Distinguished Analyst John Bittman and a recent Search CIO article, Private cloud computing is more than a virtualized environment, sixty-six of attendees at a Gartner Data Center Conference plan to pursue the private cloud by 2014. And while everyone is talking about moving to the cloud (public or private), very few are actually doing so. Here’s why: The process of migrating resources to the cloud is a lot more complicated ......

Posted On Thursday, January 20, 2011 8:38 PM

A new tool shows how close an app can be to Web and Cloud
I want to introduce a new tool that can bring a huge change to your life by upgrading your Client/Server applications to a Web or Cloud based environment. Most of us are intimidated even by the thought of migrating a large, mission critical application to any technology. If it ain't broken why fix it, right?! However, Visual WebGui is a unique platform that its architecture allows to convert .NET applications to ASP.NET VWG based Web and Cloud (SaaS) in a simple path and practically no risks since ......

Posted On Sunday, November 7, 2010 12:33 AM

Two giants are fighting and the third might win, Visual WebGui might be one of the winners of the RIA wars
Latest announcements by Microsoft executives leave no doubt. Microsoft is shifting its support to HTML 5 and by doing so gives up on its RIA platform Silverlight which it repurposes for mobile. Adobe releases a Beta of a new HTML5 supporting tool kit, and by doing so also embraces the HTML5 option. It does look as if both give in to the market preferences for standard, no-plug-in and non-propriety option of HTML5 (see "Microsoft favoring HTML5 over Silverlight: reports" ). If we follow Microsoft's ......

Posted On Sunday, October 31, 2010 8:25 PM

The Web is open for Desktop developers
Windows Developers find themselves with more development options these days. This could be greatly due to the contribution of Visual WebGui which allows them to make the transition into Web or even Cloud development without having to learn new languages, concepts or development methodologies. The VWG platform is a unique springboard for desktop developers to jump into the deep waters of the Web programming world, wearing a life belt that protects them from all the foreign terms and concepts. New ......

Posted On Sunday, September 19, 2010 3:29 AM

Visual WebGui is leading the way to the Cloud
Each year the editors of SD Times recognize the top leaders and innovators of the software development industry – the Knights of the Software Development Table as they call them. The list includes 100 companies and projects that demonstrated their ability to set the agenda and advance the state of the art. This year Gizmox was included in that noble list among industry giants such as Adobe, Google and Microsoft. These are some of the highlights from the Winner's Profile: “Computing in the cloud is ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 14, 2010 8:06 PM

Do your own design jobs and make it look professional
Looks and design is becoming more and more important for customers and organizations event when we deal with internal enterprise applications. However, many web developers who work on business apps end up not investing resources on the design. The reason may be that they ran out of time so with their client's pressure there was no choice but to skip past the design process. In some cases, especially in sall software houses, there are no trained professional designers and the developers have to do ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 25, 2010 8:41 PM

Top10 List before Migrating to the Cloud
Everybody's talking about putting their apps on the Cloud these days. But what do they really need to know when considering such a project?! Chevy (Fleischman) Weiss & Itzik Spitzen of Visual WebGui have put together a list of the 10 most important things you need to know and check before you start migrating your apps to the Cloud. Read the list > ......

Posted On Saturday, April 17, 2010 7:16 PM

Web or Cloud - Which Direction Will Client Apps Take? (from Codeguru)
There is a serious debate going on these days about the future of IT and in which direction the web or the cloud technologies will take us. The following article from Codeguru reviews that subject. "It is a well-known theory that the web and cloud will gradually force out client applications. All that would be needed is a computer with Internet access. In fact, even the full-fledged operating systems in use today would be excessive, as data will be stored on remote servers with necessary software ......

Posted On Thursday, February 25, 2010 1:31 AM

Channel Web 20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors
Visual WebGui was chosen by Channel Web within 20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors among the list you can also find Amazon EC2, Google App Engine, Microsoft's Windows Azure and AT&T. Cloud computing is poised to make big gains in 2010, Here, we take a look at the 20 coolest cloud platform vendors vying for solution providers' attention. Its Visual WebGUI platform is a way to enable enterprises to create rich and responsive Web applications with solid performance and security. And while Visual WebGUI ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 26, 2010 4:42 AM

New Visual WebGui 6.4 beta 1 released with major enhancements and jQuery integration
The new version of the Visual WebGui Ajax applications platform was released today and offers upgraded performance, scalability and complete developer and designer freedom to design and customize Web 2.0 UIs. Visual WebGui 6.4 beta 1 incorporates about 1,000 complete features either added or fixed from 6.3, including increased customizability with the new control level designer, theme designer and jQuery integration. The new version also includes 4 out-of-the-box skins for simple personalization ......

Posted On Thursday, January 21, 2010 3:47 AM

Visual Basic 6 Simplicity for the Web and Cloud
Based on pages, the Web was designed to carry informative Websites and some stateless-based interactive apps. However, highly mature forms-based desktop development paradigms have evolved to the level of common knowledge among Microsoft .NET developers. An upcoming live MSDN webcast will show the right combination between the greatest web benefits and the most mature development paradigms. When: 1/27/2010 10:00 AM Pacific Time Languages(s): English Level: 300 Click here to register. It's free ......

Posted On Thursday, January 14, 2010 1:12 AM

Save your Visual Basic 6.0 applications with the new migration solution
Save your Visual Basic 6.0 applications with the new ArtinSoft/Visual WebGui VB 6.0 to Web & Cloud migration solution. ArtinSoft and Gizmox have joined forces to provide a comprehensive solution to migrate legacy Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 applications to a Web-based DHTML or Microsoft Silverlight. The new joint offering provides a complete solution for taking current Visual Basic 6.0 or Microsoft Windows Forms applications and moving them to a Web-based environment, saving deployment, remote ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 8, 2009 3:52 AM

Visual WebGui adopts jQuery framework as its client engine
We are excited to announce that Visual WebGui 6.4 client is going to adopt jQuery as its client engine in order to provide better support for cross browsers, enhanced UI behaviors and most important provide a familiar API to write Visual WebGui extensions such as custom controls and utilizing different protocols such as JSON and REST. jQuery is a lightweight open source JavaScript library (only 15kb in size) that in a relatively short span of time has become one of the most popular libraries on the ......

Posted On Monday, January 11, 2010 8:48 PM

A Technological New Year’s Resolution to Go from Thick to Thin…or Not?
As we head into 2010, we are surrounded by friends, relatives and colleagues making personal resolutions – usually focused around finances and weight. It seems that many people are committed to going from fat to thin…and the technological arena isn’t really any different. But my resolution is not about weight watchers, pilates, or whatever the diet of the year is. You have probably all know about the emerging battle between the Google, thin client model and the fat client approach of Microsoft. Microsoft ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 29, 2009 1:05 AM

Visual webGui released v6.3.13 of its wow applications platform

As the release of Visual WebGui 6.4 is getting closer, Visual WebGui is releasing another stabilization version to 6.3 with a few bug fixes of its Windows Over Web platform which allows the WinForms development & deployment simplicity paradigm for web & cloud applications.

All 6.3.13 versions can be downloaded form Here.

Posted On Sunday, December 6, 2009 4:21 AM

A new Visual WebGui Web & Cloud platform release

The latest Visual WebGui version was released today providing further stablization to 6.3.x. The new version is available to download for free in VWG SDK and Express Studio versions and with a 30-day free trial with the Professional Studio.

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Posted On Tuesday, September 8, 2009 3:42 AM

Open Source developers community members launch new blog
The Visual WebGui Web/Cloud development & deployment platform community continues to initiate with some more cool projects. We are proud to present the Genius Code project. GeniusCode.net is the spontaneous idea of Ryan Hatch and Jeremiah Redekop - the blog includes anything from screencasts to code articles while the idea is that Anyone can be a genius. "We've discovered some tools that developers can use in order to implement their ideas quickly and effectively," said Ryan and added that "the ......

Posted On Saturday, August 29, 2009 7:09 PM

Innovative cloud application platform allows enterprise apps on Windows Azure
Due to Visual WebGui cloud application platform, developers can now deploy their applications to Windows Azure with the click of a button with no re-writes or new programming skills needed. “(now we can) quickly achieve what, a year ago, would have taken more people, more money, and a lot more time. It’s going to open up applications of sorts we’ve never seen before.” The ease of using Visual WebGui was a key benefit. Noted Naylor, “There was no learning curve with Visual WebGui. To a Windows developer, ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 17, 2009 10:55 AM

Visual WebGui Application Platform Released
Visual WebGui released a new version today - version 6.3.12 is a further stabilization on the way to releasing the all-new 6.4. The new release includes enhancements to the Control Wrapper such as improved support for 3rd party controls and a more stable overall operation after a few issues were resolved. Visual WebGui provides Develop, Run, Manage & Migrate benefits for Ajax empowered Web / Cloud applications Free Visual WebGui Development Tools Downloads ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 10, 2009 1:59 AM

Win $10,000 for programming an application with fewer lines of code
In the first code challenge of its kind, Visual WebGui is offering a $10,000 and giving away prizes valued at thousands of dollars in their call to developers to be the first to submit a Webmail application written by another framework with fewer lines of code. Visual WebGui web/cloud platform's productivity is featured via the "Project Webmail", which is an Outlook-like web application with desktop responsiveness & performance & functionalities that was developed by a single developer in ......

Posted On Monday, November 9, 2009 3:17 AM

Last Preview version for revolutionary Web/Cloud Platform released
Visual WebGui 6.4 Preview 4 was released and available for download here. This version presents an important progress as Preview 4 is the last Preview version of the 6.4 version. This means that from now on, every revision released of Visual WebGui 6.4, will only introduce stabilizations to this version and will not add new functionalities or infrastructure changes. "The Visual WebGui 6.4 preview version is another step towards simplifying and commoditizing complex Ajax web development . The ease ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 20, 2009 10:31 PM

Challenges that legacy application face in migrating to the cloud - Open Letter to the Editor
This is an Open Letter to the Editor of CIO in response to an article posted on Computer World discussing the five problems that supposedly keep legacy applications out of the Cloud. Dear Editor, In light of your recent article about the challenges that legacy application face in migrating to the cloud, below please find a response which provides answers to 4 of the most problematic issues. We believe your readers would greatly benefit from the information, and we regret that we were not directly ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 20, 2009 10:13 PM

Visual Webgui for the umbraco backoffice UI
Daniel Bardi, a Visual WebGui user shared his experience with the Umbraco community as he wrote in his post "...The UI is amazing and works in all known webbrowsers... it's the reason I had decided on the platform for the project (and by reading the many, many reviews). The framework allows non-web developers (or winform developers) to build web applications using a WinForms development environment. No more worries about session and state. The web applications runs on the server and is "projected" ......

Posted On Saturday, October 17, 2009 7:47 PM

A new Social Networking blogging concept created with Visual WebGui
MyTimelineOnline is a unique blogging website featuring advanced controls that allows users to document their life, or the life of a loved one and to share their collective experiences within their social network and with the world. MyTimelineOnline features a control originally designed by MIT and converted to .NET by Rob Chartier. The timeline view allows users to quickly navigate several years' worth of postings to explore what events occurred in their own life or the lives of others. The site ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 25, 2009 12:30 AM

Patch Theme download for Visual WebGui 6.3.9
A Patch Theme that fixes some renedering issues for version 6.3.9 was released. Fixes for these issues have already been implemented in the upcoming version 6.3.10 and will also be relased with that version. The patch is a VWG v6.3 Theme. There is no installation required for using it. All you need to do to use it is: Either add the project or the assembly to there references of your Visual WebGui Application project Register the Theme with the name "PatchTheme" and select it as the default theme, ......

Posted On Thursday, August 20, 2009 2:13 AM

Is version 6.4 really that good?
The Visual WebGui Geeks are back after a short break with a new episode that is available on the Geeks on a role blog. Episode 6 of "Geeks on a role" Version 6.4 is it really that good? concentrates on the new features of version 6.4 and the differences between the upcoming version and the current version. In the episode, the geeks basically show & explain what should be expected from this new version. Watch now ......

Posted On Saturday, August 15, 2009 10:36 PM

Visual WebGui Professional Studio 6.3.9 released
Visual WebGui Professional Studio version 6.3.9 was released. This version includes several new features & enhancements of previous studio versions as well as some fixes. For example, the new 6.3.9 version includes a simple and convenient way to specify what runtime version of Silverlight that the Visual WebGui application should support. 6.3.9 versions of the open source Visual WebGui Community SDK & Express Studio are expected to be available for download on the Visual WebGui website by ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 12, 2009 11:48 PM

Visual WebGui releases a new Web & Cloud Platform Preview
A new Preview version of the upcoming Visual WebGui 6.4 Web & Cloud platform was released. This version presents another step forward in this cutting-edge version which is expected to be released later this year. Preview 2 resolves many bugs and issues of the 1st Preview version and also introduces some new features and enhancements including enhanced datagrid performance and enhanced menus mechanism which enables right click events and opening menus anywhere on the screen. The change log with ......

Posted On Thursday, August 6, 2009 5:38 AM

New Visual WebGui Wiki site launched
Visual WebGui, the Web & Cloud Application Development Platform, announces the creation of a Wiki page designed to provide a new interaction zone for Visual WebGui users to read, post, and share development knowledge. The Wiki page will feature detailed information on Visual WebGui, tips and tricks on how to best use the platform, code samples, control pages, SDK version highlights, case studies, and much more. The site will also feature user-generated content posted by Visual WebGui community ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 5, 2009 3:15 AM

A web-based application simplifying software distribution within an Altiris environment developed
THe following quote is taken from a new case study of smcTeam's AeX Collection Manager. smcTeam's AeX Collection Manager is a web-based application used to simplify software distribution within an Altiris environment. The required functionality did not exist as out-of-the-box feature so the company needed to develop a new solution to distribute software packages quickly and with a minimal administrative overhead. Based on a standard software distribution application a frontend had to be developed ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 5, 2009 3:14 AM

Name challenge for Visual WebGui future Web & Cloud offerings
ual WebGui is evolving and as we go new opportunities present themselves. As you all know we have been working hard on maturing Visual WebGui rich web offerings along with adding functionality that you, VWG community members have been asking for. This autumn we target to release 6.4 which promises to be the ultimate enterprise rich Internet application solution. We still have some mileage ahead of us on the road to turning VWG into standard de facto rich enterprise solution, but apparently we are ......

Posted On Sunday, August 2, 2009 12:37 AM

Visual WebGui a magical framework for better RIAs
Here is a very interesting article found on asp.netPRO that provides a review of Visual WebGui. The article was written by Bill Haider, a Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET and this is its overview: "Living in the era of rich Internet applications (RIAs), as we ASP.NET developers do, calls for complex and interactive designs, easy deployment means, rapid development, and high-performance and scalable applications—not to mention the full features of an RIA solution. For a Windows Forms or Web Forms application ......

Posted On Sunday, July 26, 2009 11:58 PM

The future is in the Cloud
The future is in Cloud Computing, was Microsoft’s Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie's main message at the Think Next convention in Tel Aviv last month. During his keynote speech, Ozzie said we are experiencing the most exciting time of the PC era thanks to the proliferation of a wide range of PCs in many shapes and sizes and an increase in the number of PCs bought per person and family. Meanwhile, cellular phones are also expanding their capabilities and will be soon supported by a large range of ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 21, 2009 1:57 AM

Visual WebGui becomes a Microsoft Cloud Computing Enabler
Visual WebGui is announcing that its rich Internet application platform can now enables customers to build and deploy applications to Microsoft’s cloud computing environment, Windows Azure. Gizmox will demonstrate to customers and partners an extremely fast and low-cost method to port line of business (LOB) applications to the cloud using the Visual WebGui Cloud platform, at the WPC in New Orleans this week. There is more information about the Visual WebGui platform as a cloud solution in the official ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 14, 2009 2:35 AM

Azure Cloud Enabler presented @ WPC09
Gizmox's Visual WebGui Web & Cloud platform will be presented at Microsoft's WPC in New Orleans between July 13 to July 16 within the Windows Azure booth. Visual WebGui can now enable the development & migration of applications to Microsoft's Cloud computing environment - Windows Azure. Visual WebGui’s virtualization technology also dramatically reduces customers’ cloud bandwidth and CPU usage, offering a more cost effective runtime environment for native Azure applications. You can read ......

Posted On Sunday, July 12, 2009 6:48 PM

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