Yes, you've been told it's dead, gone and to move off this old beast of a system from 1998 but here you are, tasked with fixing an old legacy app so let me share that I've been there and how I got around some of the issues. These are: 1. Install issues on Windows 10. 2. A workaround to code that seemed fine but failed. 3. What may never work again. # Installing VB6 # Installing Visual Studio 6.0 from 1998 is a challenge. Be sure to have your media ready and if need be, print out the instructions so …

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Hi Guys, Really need your help. I have started a new job, my first developing job in fact and Im struggling to understand how the system works. Thier product is massive and far more complex than anything i've seen. I have been looking at it during my first week to figure out how it all works but am making little progress. Theres alot of scripts and legacy code but I believe my first tasks will be going through the code of commenting it to show what it is doing. Just curious if anyone has a good way of testing code …

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Hello fellow forum members, I am struggling to understand what I am supposed to be doing with ACL2. So I am given these axioms that define a function called up, and I just need to translate these into ACL2. -- axioms for predicate for increasing lists of numbers (up nil) = T {up0} (up (cons x nil)) = T {up1} (up (cons x1 (cons x2 xs))) = (and (<= x1 x2) (up (cons x2 xs))) {up2} Here is what I have... but it does not work. (defun problem1up (xs) (if (> (len xs) 1) (problem1up (cons (first xs) (cons (second …

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Hi, # Problem and Background # I'm trying to compile a program that uses some legacy c code generated using the f2c translator (*version of May 1991 13:06:06*). *decide.c* is the source that contains the translated fortran to c code and *f2c.c* is the header file. Durring compilation I get the following errors: ## Compilation Errors ## 1>decide.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol _e_rsfe referenced in function _inputs_ 1>decide.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol _do_fio referenced in function _inputs_ 1>decide.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol _s_rsfe referenced in function _inputs_ 1>decide.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol …

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Once a question came up in chat "how do you learn lisp?" the answer given was build a printer! what about building a legacy laptops wireless in; now I'm not talking about c64, just the first of laptops; those that had acustic couplers buit-in Could a bluetooth device be connected to phone cord, and attached to the real phones handset, and then another bluetooth devices be attached to the real phones base?

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Software from boffins who used to work at the [URL="http://spacetech.dundee.ac.uk/"]Space Technology Centre[/URL] at the University of Dundee promises to reveal secrets of legacy code. Founded in September 2009, [URL="http://www.rapidqualitysystems.com"]Rapid Quality Systems[/URL] is a software development outfit that was 'spun out' of the Dundee University Space Technology Centre, and is still based in the University business incubator. Now it is about to release it's first product, Code Rocket, which promises to make the development and analysis of complex computing code a whole lot easier. Working with Visual Studio .NET (2005, 2008 and 2010 versions) Code Rocket reveals the inner workings of …

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Hey everyone. Recently one of my friend's computer gave up on her. P III 677 MHz , 128MB ram, 30GB maxtor drive. I know its ancient, but if all you do is type documents and listen to music and ocasionally watch a movie or 2 its good. It was a pain to boot anything up so instead I decided to take out the hard drive and put it in my other PC (Core i5). My new PC is in a different place (geographically) and just as I finished saving everything and installing new OS on the drive, I decided to …

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What are some practical ways to resolve legacy code in an n-tier architecture where all of the code is written in self-referencing web services? So far, much of the code is undocumented, uses old VB6 conventions, and there are very long procedures. What's the best way to approach, let's say, a change of business rules for such a large project without having reliable documentation? I have limited access to the original developer of the code. How can I better document the process and complete my assignments, knowing that the code is changing daily and there are several dependencies for each …

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