FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VB2Java offers Effortless Translations of Visual Basic programs to Java for $89
HICKSVILLE, NY – September 16, 1997 – PowerBBS Computing, which already
produces the only Delphi to Java converter, has leveraged its technology to
enter the Visual Basic to Java market.
VB2Java allows Visual Basic programmers to effortlessly create Applets or
Applications, directly from their Visual Basic code. No additional
configuration for Java output is necessary. While other products in the
VB2Java market require the user to define the Java compatible data type to
use for VB variants (variables that can change types), VB2Java
automatically handles variants with its internal variant data type that
ships with the product. In addition, it can automatically create variables
from variables that are used in Visual Basic program which have not been
defined with the DIM statement.
VB2Java supports global variables, user defined data type structures, as
well as complete conversion of VB Forms to JAVA, including the use of
Databases and data-aware controls are supported in the $89 version. The
Database Edition creates two types of Java applications. The first type of
output will result in the same application written in VB, running as an
application in Java. This allows the application to be run on any type of
A database server, written in Java is included, that handles database
requests, to allow the creation of applets out of the VB database code! The
result is an applet that will talk in real-time to a database; instantly
putting databases on-line!
VB2Java is priced at $89, which includes all the tools needed to convert VB
applications to JAVA, including support for databases. Additional
product,ordering information, and a free trial edition may be found at
About PowerBBS Computing
PowerBBS Computing is a privately held software company based in
Hicksville, NY, specializing in providing solutions in the advancing
networking computing and JAVA movement. In addition to VB2Java, it also
products Delphi2Java and JavaSizer.
Russell Frey, President