Dan Devoe has been developing applications on IBM Power Systems (formerly AS/400) for more than 20 years. He has worked in the transportation, software development, manufacturing, and wholesale distribution industries. Presently he is Senior Systems Analyst/IT Manager at Boston Warehouse Trading Corporation in Norwood, Massachusettes. Visit Dan's LinkedIn page at dandevoe.com.
December 6, 2017 Dan Devoe
In January 2016, I wrote an IT Jungle article outlining how my company, Boston Warehouse Trading Corporation, prolonged the life of our VisualAge for RPG (VaRPG) applications by getting them to work on 64-bit versions of Windows. And I’m pleased to say, that as of Windows 10 Creator’s Edition, they still work. However, the applications are on life support, and we needed to act sooner rather than later to begin the process of replacing the apps whose SDK and support died a premature and painful death.
We have researched a few application modernization solutions. But it seemed that, when all …Read more