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

Posted by admin raincode 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 admin raincode 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

The Raincode Repository In Action

Posted by admin raincode on Jan 20, 2016 10:00:38 AM

 

How many CICS GETMAIN statements are there?
Which are the programs that access this SQL table in READ mode?
Which programs can be called when executing this transaction or this batch job?
How many procedures are there?
 How many lines of code are there in these procedures?

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Topics: .NET, Databases, videos, Stack, COBOL, PL/I

The Raincode Checker Meets the Visual Studio Plugin...

Posted by admin raincode on Nov 19, 2015 2:26:08 PM

... And it gives the best marriage ever!

Did you know 80% of the lifetime cost of a piece of software goes to maintenance? Did you know that hardly any software is maintained for its whole life by the original author? Did you know that having code conventions allows engineers to understand new code more quickly and thoroughly? 

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Topics: .NET, videos, Visual Studio, COBOL, PL/I, compilers

Meet the Raincode QIX, the CICS Emulator for Windows

Posted by admin raincode on Nov 18, 2015 3:51:10 PM

What will help you dealing with your CICS screens during a COBOL or a PL/I migration?

Let's meet the ideal companion of the PL/I and the COBOL compilers: the Raincode QIX, the CICS emulator. Raincode QIX completes perfectly the Legacy Compilers, when CICS comes into the picture. It supports PL/I, COBOL C# and any other .NET language.

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Topics: .NET, Migration, videos, COBOL, CICS, PL/I

The Raincode Sort, the DFSORT compatible sort utility

Posted by Charlotte Flemal on Oct 29, 2015 2:33:52 PM

 

Raincode Sort is the sorting component of the Raincode stack and a DFSORT compatible sort utility.

 

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Topics: videos, Stack, COBOL

A Quick Look at the Raincode Visual Studio Plugin

Posted by admin raincode on Oct 22, 2015 1:30:00 AM

 

The Raincode Visual Studio plugin allows you to develop COBOL or Pl/I programs within the comfort of the Visual Studio development environment.

 


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Topics: videos, Stack, Visual Studio, COBOL

In Action: The Raincode Stress Tester

Posted by admin raincode on Oct 1, 2015 3:01:46 PM

 

When rehosting a CICS application, you want to ensure that the target platform delivers the required level of performance, in the form of acceptable response times for realistic number of simultaneous users operating similarly realistic workloads.

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Topics: .NET, Migration, videos, CICS