10. On migrating to C# instead of VB.NET

10. You and a friend from college, who works at a company across town, get together for dinner. You explain that you are in the middle of a VB 6-to-VB.NET migration and indicate that it is a bit of a challenge. Your friend says, "You should've just migrated to C#. It's cheaper and easier." Is your friend right?
A) Yes
B) No


According to Gartner Group research earlier this year, its takes six months and costs a company $43,000 to migrate a developer form Visual Basic 6 to VB.NET. As reported in the SearchVB.com story Gartner: VB.NET migration costs more than expected, this dollar figure encompasses training costs and lost productivity while a developers learns VB.NET on the job. However, a migration from VB 6 to C# will likely take nine months, Gartner said.

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This was first published in October 2006

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