An advert for Goto100…

Mandy in marketing asked me to “Create some text that we could use on a flyer to tell folks why they might want to visit that new blog of yours on Visual Basic”. My first thought was “Cripes – I haven’t got any real content yet!” – but I’m glad to say that thought was…

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Interview with William Morgan of Logica UK

William has been heavily involved in helping UK companies migrate their VB6 applications to .NET. William kindly agreed to a short interview. Enjoy. William, could you just say a few words about your role inside Logica? Hi Eric, I’m the Lead Architect for Logica’s finance business in the UK. The role is an interesting (and…

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Interview with Artinsoft CEO Roberto Leiton Garro

A little over a year back I first spoke to Roberto to see if Artinsoft could help me with a large ISV  with a significant investment in Visual Basic 6. Since then I have had the pleasure to meet Roberto on a number of occasions and have seen Artinsoft do good work with UK ISVs…

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Visual Basic 6 migration to .NET

Back in April I posted a brief summary of some resources which my ISVs were finding useful as they considered moving to .NET.  Since then I have been pointed by a colleague to VB Migration Partner which looks really interesting. Hopefully I can dig into VB Migration Partner in more detail in July after I…

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Visual Basic popularity – with a twist :-)

Check out these screen clips which clearly shows that most folks are doing Visual Basic 🙂 Just kidding. vs C# Ok – admittedly this was on http://www.vbforums.com/ 🙂 (Good forums by the way!)

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Visual Basic remains incredibly popular – but don’t just take my word for it

I see in my travels lots of developers using C# – but I also see plenty doing Visual Basic .NET, just not quite as many. I have been attempting to get a better feel for just how many folks are using which – and have been using highly scientific techniques such as getting folks to…


A few words about me

My name is Eric and I am a Virgo 🙂 More importantly, as of June 2008 I am an Application Architect in Microsoft UK that has spent the last 12 years working with UK ISVs to help them explore and adopt the latest development technologies. On July 1st I switch teams to join Mike and…


Welcome to Goto100 – a C# free zone for UK developers!

Hello folks and welcome to Goto100. The obvious question is – what is Goto100? There is a short answer and a longer answer to that. The short answer: It is resource for developers in the UK. For developers using Visual Basic .NET and developers faced with the challenge of maintaining, advancing or replacing Visual Basic…

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