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RE: Preferences for developing the i beyond the 5250 user interface



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Booth,

You have written the email that I would have liked to have authored.
I am approaching the same crossroads. Which front-end (presentation level)
technology should we move forward with to best leverage the IBM Power
Systems and the i as a the core and backend system?

Paul

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[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Booth Martin
Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2013 7:19 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Preferences for developing the i beyond the 5250 user interface

Hopefully this will be written well enough to start a discussion and avoid
religious wars. My goal is to fairly hear the experiences and conclusions
from those who have already traveled this path.

What works? What has a broad base of support? Where is IBM going with the
user interface? How are designers, analysts, and developers moving forward
with the i?

I want to develop my own skills to get the job done, and I am seeing far too
many choices out there to feel comfortable with my ability to pick
the right paths forward. I have spent time working with: VARPG, OS/2,
GWT, Java, HTML, JSON, XML, Zend & PHP, EGL, and other offerings. The more
I learn, the more uncomfortable I become with my skill at making choices;
hence this desire to hear what others have to say.

So, what is _your_ opinion of where the future lies for RPG programmers?


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Booth Martin
802-461-5349
http://www.martinvt.com

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