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COBOL to Java/C# - Comparison of Approaches
There are many advantages in moving old COBOL applications to Java. The purist development teams will always argue the best technical solution would be to rewrite the application. But at what cost is that path justifiable? Are such project successful? ...
26-Feb-2015
10:41:00
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COBOL Jobs for iPhone/iPad Developers
A large portion of corporate system remain in COBOL language – and there appears to be a mixed reviews on how organizations continue to maintain these. On one had, Robert L. Mitchell in Brain Drain article on computerworld notes that there is problems ...
31-Oct-2012
13:16:00
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Business Rule Extraction - Flood or Sued
Filter out info which appearts to be unimportant& leave doors open to getting sued. Don't filter out anything - and flood of the information can kills the usefulness and project !
24-Mar-2012
18:00:00
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Happy 50th Birthday to COBOL
People get very religious about Computing languages. C# vs Java, VB vs Delphi, C++ and LISP. But quite frankly, I somehow never expected developers to treat COBOL as a religion: No object-orientation (not one which has been accepted or used), no exception ...
31-May-2009
21:48:00
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COBOL Re-host vs COBOL Translation (to Legible Java or C#)
Recently there has been a lot of activity in the Re-hosting world, as evident in quarterly reports of MicroFocus as well as the big rehosting companies. But why would anyone rehost as oppose to translate? lets look at the pros and cons of each solution ...
06-May-2009
14:34:00
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From COBOL Data-Section to an OO Design
This is a continuation of my earlier blog - asking what would be the desirable characteristics of a COBOL program - rewritten in OO Java or C#. In the first step we discussed the necessity for Semantic Translation. In the next section I would like to ...
22-Apr-2009
12:40:00
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Semantic translation - First requirement for generation of "Maintainable" Code
In my yesterday's blog, I asked what would be the desirable characteristics for a COBOL program re-written in Java or C#? It doesn't really matter whether the process is achieved in a manual rewrite, or through automatic translation. But the amountof time ...
17-Apr-2009
13:24:00
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Resistence is Futile ... You will be Translated
Various reports suggest that the COBOL code base is still growing between 3 to 5% per year. The past Legacy modernization projects have only touched the tip of the iceburg. The modernization projects to-date has mostly started due to an immediate ...
16-Apr-2009
13:32:00