Code Architects

Code Architects is an Italian software company specialized in software development, consulting, and training .NET Framework programming. We regularly consult for Microsoft Italy and their largest customers, banks, government agencies, and ISVs of any size.

In addition to VB Migration Partner, Code Architects has developed many other tools for developers, including the award-winning VBMaximizer add-in for VB6, the CodeBox code librarian, and FormMaximizer for .NET. We authored high-end application frameworks that have been used by our customers to make their .NET software faster and more robust.

Here are some of the people behind VB Migration Partner.

Francesco Balena

Francesco Balena is co-founder of Code Architects, one of the two MSDN Regional Director for Italy for eight years, and a renowned author and speaker. He authored five books for Microsoft Press - including the top-seller Programming Microsoft Visual Basic 6, followed by Programming Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, Programming Microsoft Visual Basic .NET 2003, Programming Microsoft Visual Basic 2005: The Language, and Programming Microsoft Visual C# 2005: The Base Class Library – and co-authored Applied Microsoft .NET Framework Programming in Visual Basic .NET (with Jeffrey Richter). Francesco has written over 70+ articles for US magazines, such as Visual Studio Magazine and MSDN Magazine, taught and consulted for Wintellect, and spoke at conferences for developers in US and Europe. Francesco is VB Migration Partner’s lead developer and wrote both the parser engine and most of the support library.

Giuseppe Dimauro

Giuseppe Dimauro is co-founder of Code Architects and serves as MSDN Regional Director for Italy since 2002. He is co-author of Practical Guidelines and Best Practices for Microsoft Visual Basic and Visual C# Developers (with Francesco Balena) and regular speaker at Italian conferences for developers. Giuseppe has written code for over 20 years, in C, C++, Assembly, Pascal, Visual Basic, C#, and a few other languages not worth mentioning here. He offered training and consulting for dozens of large Italian companies, banks, ISVs, and government agencies. He is responsible of Code Architect’s developer Team and in charge of VB Migration Partner’s testing, fine-tuning, and debugging.

Marco Bellinaso

Marco Bellinaso is author of the best selling ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming: Problem - Design - Solution and whose sample application TheBeerHouse has been selected by Microsoft for inclusion in the official list of ASP.NET Start Kit Web Sites. Marco is author or co-author of several Code Architects’ tools, such as VBMaximizer, CodeBox, and FormMaximizer. He wrote VB Migration Partner’s IDE, took care of assessment features, and contributed to the support library.

Code Architects’ headquarters are located in Southern Italy’s peaceful countryside. You can contact us at:

Code Architects Srl
via Iazzitello, 15/C
70029 Santeramo in Colle (BA), Italy
Phone: +39 080 3036152
Fax: +39 080 2142553
Partita IVA / VAT ID: IT05831090724
Website: www.codearchitects.com (in Italian)

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