Raincode blog

Raincode Sponsors Awards at SLE 2016!

Posted by Cécile Mouly on Sep 28, 2016 2:20:58 PM

 

This year Raincode choses to sponsor three awards at SLE 2016. In its 9th edition, on Oct.31st-Nov 1st, SLE Conf focuses on the principles of software languages: their design, their implementation and their evolution.

 

Wandering what SLE is all about ? It's one of the many conferences sponsored by SIGPLAN, the special interest group that of ACM that focuses on programming languages.

 

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Topics: SLE 2016, events, software language engineering, software language engineering event

Microsoft Grants Raincode as Top Performer for Mainframe Migration

Posted by Cécile Mouly on Jul 20, 2016 4:14:53 PM

 

At the Microsoft World Partner Conference in Toronto on July 10th, Raincode receives the title of “Top Performer for Mainframe Migration” from the 2016 Platform Modernization Awards. This is the result of the ongoing technological effort that Raincode puts in its compilers technology and for its migration solutions for .NET. In 2013, Raincode had already been awarded a Microsoft Technology Award for its PL/I & COBOL Compilers on .NET.

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Raincode Updated Its Checker

Posted by Cécile Mouly on Jul 1, 2016 1:29:09 PM

 

We’ve upgraded to a new version of the Raincode Checker. In case you aren't familiar with it, this tool is used by our clients either during the development phase or as a continuous quality enforcement tool.

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Topics: Technical, COBOL

Presenting the Raincode Stack in Frankfurt

Posted by Cécile Mouly on Mar 11, 2016 4:12:00 PM
 
 
Last week, we had the opportunity to present the Raincode Stack in Frankfurt . You will see in the presentation below that we aimed to focus on the key issues of legacy modernization:
 
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Topics: .NET, Stack, COBOL, PL/I, event

The People Behind #6: Lars Mikaelsson, From Partner to Sales Rep.

Posted by Charlotte Flemal on Mar 3, 2016 1:19:40 PM

 

For this 6th edition of “The People Behind”, Charlotte met with Lars, a key-player in the SDC mainframe migration, the new sales representative of Raincode in Northern Europe and friend of our's. Multiple profiles for this dynamic modernization specialist!

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Topics: newsletter, .NET, Rehosting, Stack, mainframe, PL/I, Microsoft

Get the first Sneak Preview Ever of the Raincode ASM370 Compiler

Posted by Charlotte Flemal on Feb 29, 2016 12:25:20 PM

Thursday, March 10th, 11 am (UTC-5)

 


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Topics: Raincode, .NET, Rehosting, Stack, Visual Studio, mainframe, compilers

Mainframe-Migration am 4. März in Frankfurt

Posted by Charlotte Flemal on Feb 12, 2016 8:49:34 AM

 

  • Halbtagesveranstaltung „Wechsel vom Großrechner zu einer modernen Serverplattform“
  • Commerzbank-Tochter mBank, Rechenzentrum der skandinavischen Banken und andere
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Topics: .NET, Stack, mainframe, COBOL, Deutsch

Technical Debt: Are Organizations Tied Up With Their Mainframes?

Posted by Charlotte Flemal on Feb 4, 2016 10:48:46 AM

 

In the 2000s, large organizations questioned their dependency on their mainframes and legacy code. At the time, it appeared that a clean break-up would be impossible, or, best case scenario, it would have unbearable consequences. They had to accept to put up with this costly relationship. It is now time to reevaluate this position and browse the new technologies to step out of this mainframe-legacy-money dogma.

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Topics: .NET, Management, Stack, mainframe, compilers

IT-Haus Mergilent Hat Mit Raincode von Cobol auf .Net Umgestellt

Posted by Charlotte Flemal on Feb 2, 2016 10:19:21 AM

 

Umstellung binnen sechs Wochen, Testphase 16 Wochen

 

Das australische Systemhaus Mergilent (www.mergilent.com) hat eine umfassende IBM-Großrechner­installation mit Hilfe des Raincode Cobol-Compilers vollständig auf eine moderne Serverplattform mit Microsoft .Net übertragen, teilt die Firma Raincode (www.raincode.com) mit. Laut Angaben hat Mergilent alle auf dem Markt verfügbaren Alternativen gründlich untersucht, bevor für das Rehosting die Entscheidung auf den Raincode-Compiler für Microsoft Windows fiel.

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Topics: .NET, videos, Rehosting, COBOL, Deutsch

Mergilent Successfully Rehosted Applications on .NET Platform with the Raincode COBOL Compiler

Posted by Charlotte Flemal on Feb 2, 2016 10:03:47 AM

Property Development Software provider, Mergilent, has migrated without support all its software modules to run on Microsoft .net environment using the Raincode COBOL compiler and its Visual Studio plug-in.

To migrate a software running on Mainframe, with CICS and VSAM, to a .NET environment with an SQL server database, Mergilent, an Australian Property Development Software provider evaluated the options on the market and after an extensive analysis opted for the Raincode Cobol Compiler for Windows. Mergilent rehosted the business logic in a .net environment, with all the front-end and back-end handling re-engineered and automatically generated by using in-house automated tools.

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Topics: .NET, Migration, videos, Rehosting, COBOL