Modernizing IDMS and ADS/O Systems

CA-IDMS… one of the top mainframe software development and database systems from years gone by. ADS/O for the screens, IDMS calls for database operations.  Good stuff, if you know how to use it.  Compare to Model 204 (also known as M204), Software AG Natural and ADABAS, CA-Datacom (IDEAL and Datacom/DB), and MAPPER on the Unisys mainframes.More productive than straight COBOL, but not as powerful as the true 4GL environments like Focus...

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PowerBuilder to Java or .NET

PowerBuilder is an integrated development environment (IDE) with a programming language, PowerScript, used to create applications. PowerBuilder 12.5 has good integration with the Microsoft ecosystem. In fact, the vendor will tell you that “PowerBuilder IS .NET”. Though originally designed to compete with Microsoft-developed IDE’s (primarily Visual Studio), the PowerBuilder .NET integration was created to allow continuity for the...

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What is Software Development All About?

Software development is when a user desires to create new software or, usually, upgrade their already existing system for a more efficient one. The users can be as diverse and large as an entire corporation or organization, a team that relies heavily on said software or even a small group of individuals. Once they establish that they wish to create a new system or upgrade said existing system, they will be required to devise and implement a...

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Total Conversion Of PowerBuilder to .Net

Power builder is an integrated development environment used to create applications. PowerBuilder to .Net is a combination of PowerBuilder and Microsoft’s .Net platform; the latest in software migration that has revolutionized the world of applications development. Though originally designed to compete with Microsoft developed IDE’s, the Power Builder to .Net integration was created to allow continuity for the PowerBuilder project and to take...

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VB to .Net: Solution To Software Conversion

Visual basics software is programming software created by Microsoft to aid in the development of programs and applications. The.Net framework is also a Microsoft windows creation designed specifically for use in applications developed on a windows          platform. It is basically a large base class library that makes it possible for language interoperability to take place (i.e.: it allows each programming language, in its framework to...

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PowerBuilder to .NET Benefits

PowerBuilder is an integrated development environment used to create applications. PowerBuilder to .NET is a combination of PowerBuilder and Microsoft’s .NET platform; the latest in software migration that has revolutionized the world of applications development. Though originally designed to compete with Microsoft developed IDE’s, the PowerBuilder to .NET integration was created to allow continuity for the PowerBuilder project and to take...

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