[vcf-midatlantic] COBOL: vintage vs. legacy code

Douglas Crawford touchetek at gmail.com
Sat Jun 24 21:36:56 EDT 2017

This popped up on a screen on SourceForge just now:

        Give Legacy Code New Life With Modern COBOL AppDev: Using COBOL
        as a JVM language

With billions of lines of COBOL in use, this business language powers a 
large percentage of every ATM, government, and many other business 
transactions. Many businesses are looking for new ways to utilize 
decades of solid business logic without having to replace a mission 
critical application.

Attend this TechBytes series sponsored by Micro Focus and presented by 
SourceForge to learn how organizations around the world are utilizing 
existing .NET and Java development teams to integrate and modernize 
COBOL applications. Attendees will learn:

  * What tools can be used to ‘free’ business logic from legacy code
  * Exposing COBOL processes as REST base services
  * Using COBOL as a .NET or JVM language

Don’t wait – register now for these TechBytes to get started.

About the Presenter:
Michael Bleistein, Principal Architect, at Micro Focus, is a 25-year 
veteran when it comes to COBOL. Currently he specializes in 
modernization through .NET, Java, and SOA using Visual COBOL, helping 
customers understand Micro Focus solutions and how they can be used to 
combat their business problems.

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