With IBM's continued support, the community of EGL users appears to be slowly growing.
Written by Chris Smith
There are numerous modernization approaches available today and a number of new products from vendors that can make life easier for those who wish to Web-enable their green-screen applications. With the economy still in an unsteady recovery, however, it would seem to make sense to first try a low-cost approach before moving up to more expensive solutions.
Can you answer your business question in a single pass, or does it take multiple steps? Do your users know the necessary steps and proper sequence to get the desired result? Are you writing sophisticated nested queries to obtain answers or, worse, writing complex programs? Do users have to supply parameters before executing a query?