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RE: RPG to Java Conversion Tool.



fixed

Have you looked at RPG Into Objects by Advanced System Concepts?
http://www.asc-iseries.com/rio/index.htm

I've never used but it seems like a nice concept.

Also, doesn't IBM's VARPG support creating Java programs from RPG
source?


HTH,

Charles Wilt
--
iSeries Systems Administrator / Developer
Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America
ph: 513-573-4343
fax: 513-398-1121
  

> -----Original Message-----
> From: java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jake M
> Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 4:45 PM
> To: Java Programming on and around the iSeries / AS400
> Subject: Re: RPG to Java Conversion Tool.
> 
> I agree, there are a lot of differences. Has anybody ever heard about
> Caravel TransTools? This claims to be a conversion tool. I 
> have looked at
> some sample code and it is 'java' in a word but not really. 
> You cannot take
> the converted .java source file and compile it with your 
> normal sdk on your
> desktop(even after supplying all the required libraries, 
> .jars, etc, etc..).
> You have to do it in their 'framework' which is configured to 
> work with
> iSeries commands and other such intricate stuff. I was told 
> that it is a
> very steep learning curve to get used to that framework. Is 
> that right?
> Please feel free to throw any kind of advice. I am all ears 
> at this end...
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Jake.
> 
> On 5/19/06, David Gibbs <david@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Jake M wrote:
> > > We have been looking at products which converts RPG to 
> Java. Has anybody
> > > done that? If so, what are the pro's and con's? Any input 
> in this matter
> > > would be highly appreciated.
> >
> > There are tools that do that ... but personally, I would be 
> very leary
> > of any tool that claims to be able to convert with a high degree of
> > accuracy ... the language paradigm differences between RPG 
> & Java are
> > just so huge.
> >
> > david
> > --
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