I was reading the dotnetjunkies.com newsletter and I spotted these podcasts, a series of them that I have never noticed before, even though they definitely the kind of content I’d be interested in hearing.

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Moving to .NET from VB6 and C++](http://devnet.developerpipeline.com/documents/dev051026dnc/http://devnet.developerpipeline.com/documents/dev051026dnc/")

Juval Lowy discusses the different perspectives that VB6 and C++ developers

bring to .NET including the challenges each group faces with the technology.

(MP3 audio, 16:32 mins.)

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VB6 Glass Ceiling](http://devnet.developerpipeline.com/documents/ddj051018dnc/http://devnet.developerpipeline.com/documents/ddj051018dnc/")

.NET Software Legend Juval Lowy offers his thoughts on the non-linear

relationship between VB6 application complexity and developer capabilities in

this provocative interview. (MP3 audio, 16:19 mins.)

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Perf Stats of the Upgrade Tools](http://www.ddj.com/documents/ddj051007dnc/http://www.ddj.com/documents/ddj051007dnc/")

Keith Pleas discusses the performance characteristics of the Upgrade Wizard and

VB6 Assessment tool, and Microsoft Product Manager Eugenio Pace describes the

status of the VB6 to VB.NET Upgrade guide and availability of the VB6 Assessment

tool. (MP3 audio, 13:51 mins.)

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.NET Upgrade Metrics and the Migration Assessment Tool](http://www.ddj.com/documents/ddj050927dnc/http://www.ddj.com/documents/ddj050927dnc/")

Keith Pleas of Keith Pleas & Associates explains how the new .NET Migration

Assessment Tool provides stats across multiple projects to help measure upgrade

costs. He also discusses cleaning up dead code before updating and the risks of

memory pinning in a managed environment. (MP3 audio, 14:18 mins)

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More Pod Casts >>](http://www.ddj.com/podcast/dotnetcast/http://www.ddj.com/podcast/dotnetcast/")