aXes, Visual LANSA, RAMP: Dealing with the Now, Planning for the Future

With the current pandemic drastically changing the way many companies conduct business both internally and externally, software modernization and application development are as important as ever. Many businesses were not prepared to enable their workforce to work remotely. And in their defense, a lot of these businesses are running applications that were never intended to …

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Why Low-Code with Visual LANSA 15 Is Simply Better

It is official—with the drop of version 15 on April 15, Visual LANSA becomes the most versatile and most powerful low-code platform on the market. With the ability to deploy to the IBM i, Windows, or Cloud servers, no other low-code platform has the flexibility of Visual LANSA. Expanding the Developer’s Toolbox The new version …

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Accelerate App Development with Visual LANSA

In part 1 of this blog series, I discussed the benefits of the Business Rules Engine and how using this central repository is key to accelerating application development. While the Business Rules Engine is geared for multiple application creations and enterprise solutions, Visual LANSA wizards will allow developers to create working applications in a matter …

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Accelerate App Development with Visual LANSA

Over the past few months I have been writing about the benefits of low-code and how a platform such as Visual LANSA can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of professional developers. Visual LANSA has a much different approach to low-code than the model-based low-code platforms where users work with icons and workflows. In Visual LANSA, …

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Devs Were Made to Code: Low-Code Development in a High-Control World

Devs Were Made to Code: Low-Code Development in a High-Control World When it comes to flexibility and customization in creating business applications, traditional hand written coding is still the most powerful option in the market today. However, the power of traditional coding comes at a cost of complexity, time and resources. In fact, low-code spawned …

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Low-code 2020: On the Verge of Domination

As we say goodbye to 2019, we look ahead to 2020 and the excitement it brings. 2019 was another year of amazing growth in the low-code industry and Forrester Research expects the low-code market to keep growing, in fact, they predict a 40% annual growth rate and a market worth $21 billion by 2022. Despite …

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Migration or Modernization: Costs

Migration or Modernization: Costs How do you choose a new platform? What’s the best plan for transitioning from the IBM i to a new platform? How much will the transition cost be and how long will it take? Or is it better to modernize your IBM i applications? Migration and modernization can become expensive projects. Be sure …

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