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Code Conversion from C++ to C#: Tips & Techniques

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Following are some of tips & techniques for doing code migration of your C++ application to C#: Conversion using Tool: One strategy can be to use some of the existing tools such as that provided by Tangible Software Solutions or sourceforge project on c++ to C# code conversion. Once the code gets migrated, you may want to look out for traps which may lead to error while code migration. Given that C# looks a lot like C++, there are areas (traps) you may want to review to make sure that code conversion took care of those so-called traps. This is not known on how effective these tools do the automated …

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Migration Challenges from ATG 9.x to ATG 10.x

Following are some of the migration challenges from ATG 9.x to ATG 10.x: The migration can be achieved by executing scripts provided by Oracle, the information about which could be found in their detailed migration guide¬†or the same can be accessed on this page. However, it is recommended to have an experienced migration architect deal with migration initiative from 9.x to 10.x versions. It has been found that migrating directly from any ATG 9.x ¬†versions to any ATG 10.x versions landed up with one or more issues. If the current ATG version is at 9.x, it may be advisable to first migrate to an intermediate 10.0.3 version and, then migrate …

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Strategies to Consider for Your Code Migration Project

Are you planning to start your code migration project. Have you been looking forward to accelerate your code migration project while ensuring that the quality is not compromised? Following are some of the strategies that you may want to consider for your code migration project: Development Methodology: As code migration requires greater team collaboration and frequent testable releases, it may be advisable to adopt agile development methodology such as SCRUM. With agile development methodology, the features to be migrated could be put in the backlogs and the migration is done based on this backlog. Agile development method ensures that you have complete visibility at all times on what is done …

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Analyzing Raw C++ Code to Create Architecture Diagram

If you have got an application written, primarily in C++ code, and you have been asked to understand the code and create architecture diagram, following are some of the biggest challenges: Top-down approach: If you have got an understand of functionality at a very high level, it is important to think about some of the components that can map to these functionality. If you have not got enough information on functionality to think about these components, it is always better to ask your customer for a bit more information than what you have. Once you have thought of probable components, you can start hunting for those components in various different …

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