IBM i Multiple Language Support Generates Value Decisions
June 15, 2015 Dan Burger
IBM i support for multiple programming languages leads to freedom of choice, but that doesn’t necessarily make the choice easy. Many of the application development experts say picking a programming language depends on the goal in mind and, of course, which language skills the user possesses. But to say you can’t argue with that is an oversimplification. RPG is always going to be an IBM midrange programmer favorite no matter what. And then there’s the native versus non-native debate.
IT Jungle turned to several application development experts with deep experience and various opinions on programming language decisions.
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