What's New

January 2014

C# to Java Converter and VB to Java Converter now optionally convert to Java 8 lambdas.

C++ to Java Converter now converts C++11 lambdas to Java 8 lambdas.

Java to C# Converter, Java to VB Converter, and Java to C++ Converter now convert Java 8 lambdas.

August 2013

C# to C++ Converter now offers an option to convert to C++/CX.

July 2013

C# to Java Converter, C# to C++ Converter, VB to Java Converter, and VB to C++ Converter now convert extension methods and calls to those methods.

April 2012

All of our products which convert from C# and VB now convert C# 5 and VB 11 features which are available in Visual Studio 2012.

September 2011

C# to C++ Converter, Java to C++ Converter, and VB to C++ Converter now offer many options for converting to C++11.

C++ to C# Converter, C++ to Java Converter, and C++ to VB Converter now convert most C++11 features which have equivalents in the target language.

August 2011

C# to Java Converter and VB to Java Converter now optionally convert to Java 7 features such as automatic resource management, generic type inference, and switches on strings.

C# to Java Converter and VB to Java Converter now convert delegates and lambdas to Java interfaces and anonymous inner classes.

January 2011

Java to C# Converter, Java to VB Converter, and Java to C++ Converter now convert some Java 7 features, such as automatic resource management, generic type inference in variable declarations, and shorthand collection initialization syntax.

June 2010

C# to C++ Converter and VB to C++ Converter now offer options to convert to C++11 features which are available in VC++ 2010. Options include converting C# and VB lambdas to C++11 lambdas and converting C# and VB type inference to C++11 type inference via the 'auto' keyword.

C++ to C# Converter and C++ to VB Converter now convert some C++11 features which are available in VC++ 2010. Features converted include lambdas and type inference via the 'auto' keyword.

April 2010

Instant C# now converts some popular legacy VB functions which have no direct .NET equivalent using helper classes inserted into the converted output. Legacy functions converted via helper classes include Val, IsNumeric, IsDate, DateDiff, LSet, RSet, and StrReverse. The Mid statement (unrelated to the Mid function) is also converted via a helper class.

April 2009

All converters now also provide conversion to and from C# 4 and VB 10 (VS 2010).

January 2009

VB to C++ Converter now offers an option of converting either to C++/CLI or to native C++.

Java to C++ Converter now offers an option of converting either to C++/CLI or to native C++.

December 2008

C# to C++ Converter now offers an option of converting either to C++/CLI or to native C++.

May 2008

C# to Java Converter, the first production quality C# to Java converter is officially released.

VB to Java Converter, the first production quality VB to Java converter is officially released.

March 2008

Java to C++ Converter, the first production quality Java to C++ converter is officially released.

February 2008

Java to C# Converter, the first production quality Java to C# converter is officially released.

Java to VB Converter, the first production quality Java to VB converter is officially released.

January 2008

Solutions can now be converted directly in Instant C# and Instant VB by selecting a .sln file for conversion on the project tab. 

August 2007

C++ to Java Converter, the first production quality C++ to Java converter is officially released. 

June 2007

C++ to VB Converter, the first production quality C++ to VB converter is officially released. 

May 2007

C++ to C# Converter, the first production quality C++ to C# converter is officially released. 

January 2007

"This is the best tool I am aware of for source code conversion". 

Click on ASP Alliance's Logo to read the full review:

March 2006

"Instant C# is not the only VB to C# converter on the market, but it may well be the best". 

Click on DevSource's Logo to read the full review:

Click on Dr. Dobb's logo to listen to Tangible Software Solutions Inc.'s President, Dave Doknjas, as he discusses converting .NET applications from VB.NET to C#, or C# to VB.NET with an overview of the challenges of translating .NET languages.

December 2005

VB to C++ Converter, the first production quality, fully supported VB to C++ converter is officially released. 

November 2005

Visual Studio Magazine reviews Instant VB in its November 2005 issue.  Check out the online version of the review at:

October 2005

C# to C++ Converter, the first production quality, fully supported C# to C++ converter is officially released. 

July 2005

Instant C# and Instant VB now offer the ability to convert entire folders.  This feature is a convenient way to convert entire solutions.  For Instant C# and Instant VB this is also the route to converting entire ASP.NET 2005 projects.

June 2005

Check out  the article on Instant C# and Instant VB in Software Development Magazine's July 2005 issue.  Click on their logo to view the online version of the review: 

May 2005

Want some tips on converting between VB.NET and C#?  Check out the article, "Convert Between VB.NET and C#" in Visual Studio Magazine's June 2005 issue by the President of Tangible Software Solutions Inc.  Click on the VSM logo to view the online version of this article:

April 2005

Instant C# and Instant VB now feature the ability to convert both ASP.NET snippets and ASP.NET files within projects.

March 2005

An article in .NET Developer's Journal recommends Instant VB.  Also, check out a review of Instant VB by a .NET Developer's Journal columnist: 

February 2005

Instant C# and Instant VB now allow configuring project groups in order to convert many projects at once.

January 2005

An article in WILMOTT Magazine recommends Instant C#.  Check out this article at:

December 2004

Instant VB, the first production quality, fully supported C# to VB.NET converter is officially released.  Conversion accuracy for Microsoft's "101 C# Code Samples" is 99.98%.

November 2004

Visual Studio Magazine reviews Instant C# in its November 2004 issue.  Check out the online version of the review at:

Note:  The issues discussed in the review have been resolved in Instant C# version 2.0, i.e., conversion of parameterized properties, UI refreshing, and allowing the creation of the C# project directory.

SearchVB.com reviews Instant C#