IBM has announced IBM i SWMA price increase- What are your options?

If you are reading this blog then you must be familiar with IBM i. if not, you can gain more knowledge on AS400/IBM i from our previous blogs here.

Being in the industry and learning about the great AS400 series has made us aware that IBM i and its updated versions are the present and the future. At least for the organizations which have security as their high priority. Continue reading “IBM has announced IBM i SWMA price increase- What are your options?”

Part Ninja, Part Carpenter: The Qualities of Today’s RPG Programmers

Why RPG Programmers Seem Hard to Find

A few years back, some tech bloggers bemoaned the lack of experienced RPG programmers. They claimed that IBM i programmers were aging out with the system. In response, others said, “There’s no lack of iSeries RPG Developers.” IBM might be “old,” but it’s one of the most used and reliable systems in business. Continue reading “Part Ninja, Part Carpenter: The Qualities of Today’s RPG Programmers”

Covid 19 Exposes Need For COBOL Programmers

We Are Exposed (to a lack of COBOL Programmers)

The current pandemic has exposed a hole in the programming workforce, one that insiders reported on for almost ten years. The hole is the lack of COBOL programmers to support COBOL mainframes that power crucial commerce, government and financial systems. For the record, COBOL is a 50+ year old programming language invented to power IBM’s AS400 mainframes. Continue reading “Covid 19 Exposes Need For COBOL Programmers”

.Net Development Tools for Smart Development in 2020

.Net is indeed an important application development platform as it is secure, robust and quite easy to learn and implement. Developers are widely using the .Net framework to build web applications and even modernizing the legacy programming based applications into .Net based ones. .Net developers also use many 3rd party tools to carry out the development work. These tools have proven to provide the best support while the development goes on. Continue reading “.Net Development Tools for Smart Development in 2020”

Current State of IBM i Systems

The history of IBM i starts with the launch of the very famous AS400 systems in 1980. It is exceptional and quite interesting to know that IBM i operating system is still very popular and extensively used in many organizations across the globe. Unlike any other legacy technology that lost its importance overtime due to failure in some or the other aspect, IBM i has evolved with time and comes integrated with all the latest updates. Continue reading “Current State of IBM i Systems”