September 7, 2004 Alex Woodie
Looksoftware launched a new version of its application modernization platform yesterday that allows companies to build smart client interfaces for their iSeries applications. Company officials say the new smart client functionality available for newlook and centric 7.0 will give users the advanced functionality they’ve come to expect from fat-client Windows interfaces, while maintaining the ease of deployment of browser-based clients that administrators have come to appreciate.
Looksoftware launched centric in January 2003 to provide a better set of tools for integrating iSeries applications with other programs, notably CRM systems. The integration tool shares a development environment with newlook, the company’s