• Subject: RE: Proportion of programming languages on AS400
  • From: "Bob Crothers" <bob@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 07:55:18 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

Java is like teen-age sex.  Everybody is talking about it, but very few are
actually doing it.

And judging by how fast ILE has taken the AS/400 world by storm, RPG
programmers will not be greeting you at Wal-Mart for some time yet.

Bob

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com [mailto:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]On
Behalf Of Colin Williams
Sent: Friday, November 19, 1999 4:08 AM
To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
Subject: RE: Proportion of programming languages on AS400

Has Java taken over?? how many sites are actually using Java instead of
RPG, or even side by side to any major degree. Not many I imagine.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: nina jones [mailto:ddi@datadesigninc.com]
>Sent: Friday, November 19, 1999 12:48 AM
>To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>Subject: Re: Proportion of programming languages on AS400
>
>
>> Any opinions (official or hearsay) gratefully received,
>
>i've heard 90% of as/400's are programmed in rpg - i think
>about 5 years
>ago.  i don't know if that was worldwide or in the usa.  and i have no
>idea how that figure is today?  has java taken over and are those 90%
>working at mcdonalds now??
>
>nj
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