Posted on 19. May, 2015 by Derek Britton.
This month’s TIOBE.COM index ranks COBOL – the pioneering and pacesetting programming language – at number 16 in terms of global computing language activity. But why is a 50-year-old language suddenly climbing the charts? Derek Britton investigates.
On the #mainframedebate recently, people began suggesting potential theme songs for the mainframe. Jackie Anglin from Micro Focus investigates some potential theme songs for COBOL.
What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay there! Mark Plant from Micro Focus reports back from Oracle’s Modern Marketing Experience event in Las Vegas 2015. What did he learn and what should you take away from the event?
Posted on 26. Mar, 2015 by Melissa Burns.
Melissa Burns at the Micro Focus HQ explains why we’ve got the champagne on ice. The Inquirer has shortlisted Visual COBOL for ‘Best Developer Tool’ in their Tech Hero Awards 2015 and SUSE Linux has scooped a prestigious Network Computing Awards award.
Posted on 26. Mar, 2015 by John McHugh.
John McHugh, Micro Focus CORBA Product Director explains why leaders still rely on CORBA after nearly 25 years of active service and why this rock solid technology has a bright future ahead!
A recent posting on the Information Age website offers well-used but unconvincing arguments about legacy systems. Derek Britton, Director of Product Marketing, examines the evidence
For someone whose personal motto is often along Yoda’s lines of ‘Do. Or Do Not. There is no try’ making it through the heats to the Markie finals again is an emotional experience. ‘What happens if I don’t win this time?’ ‘How can I make sure I win it now?’ mixes with commonly dished out [...]
Posted on 02. Mar, 2015 by Jordan Ashman.
Jordan Ashman from Micro Focus introduces a fantastic ‘how to’ Rumba+ Terminal Emulation video series on YouTube by Will Cass.
Posted on 25. Feb, 2015 by Alexa Rutledge.
Alexa Rutledge blogs about how Micro Focus helps our application provider partners maximize the lifetime value to the market with Modern COBOL.
Micro Focus products and solutions have complemented IBM systems for more than 30 years. We have been helping our customers extract maximum value from their mainframes for as long as we’ve been coming to SHARE. Ed Airey blogs about the upcoming Seattle event.
Has COBOL has gone the way of the gatefold LP and the next generation of developers should look elsewhere if they want a career in programming? Steve Moore from Micro Focus doesn’t think so – here’s why….