> > I have a fairly robust appliation that I need I am contemplating rewriting
> > in VB 6.0. Problem is that there is NO documentation and no one know
> > thing that this system now does.
> > There are tools on the market that extract business rules from mainframe
> > legacy code, but does anyone know of a tool that will read the code and
> > extract business rules from VB code?
> Tools to extract business rules (i.e. the meaning of the code), I guess no.
> But for extracting, browsing and understanding the code's structure (in two
> words, "reverse-engineering"), the only ones I know are CAST products
> (http://www.castsoftware.com/) and they seem to be good as I heard (I only
> had the chance to use the database-related products), although they're quite
> Hope this helps.
If you have the source code there are some ways of extracting variable
lists, procedure names etc that you can then use as a 'check' sheet to
see that you know what may be happening.