Extend the life of RPG applications or migrate to a new language and platform, but first restructure your legacy RPG programs into a modern architecture.
Written by Databorough Services
Editor's Note: The following is taken from the white paper "A Visual Guide to Automated MVC Reengineering for RPG Applications," available for download free from the MC White Paper Center.
This paper has the following sections:
- Three steps to new and improved systems
- Why reengineer?
- Bad practices of reengineering—what not to do
- Best practices—two good options
- Automated restructuring and modernization of monolithic legacy RPG code (Overview, Restructuring RPG—the details, and Converting Restructured RPG to Another Language)