One more thought - maybe you saw the recent post here about the
modernization sandbox - someone at your shop could go on there and try
things out - no cost other than time.
Here's a short link -
On 8/7/2014 9:25 AM, Steinmetz, Paul wrote:
I want to thank everyone for all the input.
Just to add a few notes about our environment.
Majority of our AS/400 work is running 2 3rd party apps, ICOMS and Commsoft.
We use CA 2E for developing any additional functionality to those two apps.
Very little SQL.
Very little native coding.
In our environment, RDI would be used less than 1% of the time, probably by only 2 of 5 programmers.
I try and stay current, (OS, TR, and PTF) so we have use of the new features, if needed.
From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerald Kern
Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2014 9:57 AM
Subject: Re: RSE - Remote System Explorer
FWIW - as long as people continue to use SEU then the 'legacy/outdated/AS400' perception will persist. If you want your users and management to see that it truly is a modern system then you should be the point-person showing them what new, improved and modern tooling brings to your business. And it doesn't stop with SEU - it means ILE, SQL and the other stuff too that others have mentioned in this thread.
Gerald Kern - Information Technology
IBM Certified RPG IV Developer
Lotus Notes/Domino Administrator
The Toledo Clinic, Inc.
4235 Secor Road
Toledo, OH 43623
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