Believe it or not it's a matter of sell.
I've spoken to newbies working on PC stuff and convinced them to try RPG.
The thing that amazes most computer graduates; when it is explained to them;
is that the AS/400 is complete.
It's got security, database, Programming languages and what amazes them the
most, it's got all it's drivers built in?

You just got to amaze them..

krisV

-----Original Message-----
From:   owner-midrange-l@midrange.com [mailto:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]
On Behalf Of Chris Rehm
Sent:   Tuesday, 26 May 1998 14:38
To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
Subject:        Re: WANTED - RPG TALENT--Global issue We need to Act on this

** Reply to message from boothm@ibm.net on Mon, 25 May 98 13:43:09 -0400

> How are you going to put sizzle in it?  I mean, programming AS/400s is
> about as unexciting as it gets.  No graphics, no hardware arguments, no
> real religious wars beyond DOW & DOU, no  point & click, no games.  No
> chance for the "Big Score" with the gazzillion dollar program, and even
> though the money is good, the PC world talks of stock options, signing
> bonuses in 5 figures, 6 figure salaries, and all sorts of benefits.  (Of
> course the MS gulags are always overlooked.)  With the hollywood
> atmosphere of PC programming, why would any bright young person choose
> RPG, COBOL, & CL?

Did this message just get here from the 80s?

> boothm@ibm.net



Chris Rehm
Mr.AS400@ibm.net

How often can you afford to be unexpectedly out of business?
Get an AS/400.
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