Bankia Chooses Raincode Labs for PACBASE migration

Bankia Chooses Raincode Labs for PACBASE migration We are very pleased to announce that Bankia, Spain's 4th largest bank, has chosen us to migrate their legacy PACBASE applications to more maintainable native COBOL. And this isn't just your run-of-the-mill migration; it's the largest PACBASE migration in the world to date, at 120,000 programs, and [...]

By |2019-05-20T09:58:31+00:00May 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Bankia Chooses Raincode Labs for PACBASE migration

Case Study: Bespoke, Platform-specific Compilers

Case Study: Bespoke, Platform-specific Compilers Since 2011, LzLabs has been developing innovative solutions for enterprise computing customers.  Their flagship product, the Software Defined Mainframe (SDM), is a workload rehosting and mainframe modernization platform that allows its customers to execute their legacy code on open systems. Because of the unique and [...]

By |2019-06-17T08:29:21+00:00May 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Case Study: Bespoke, Platform-specific Compilers

How Early Bad Smell Detection Can Save Your Project

In most modernization projects, issues with code quality are addressed at the end to simplify the migration process. However, our experience shows that sniffing out and dealing with bad code early on has many benefits. In many of the migration projects that we take on, our customers prefer to migrate their legacy applications "as [...]

By |2019-05-20T09:52:05+00:00May 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Early Bad Smell Detection Can Save Your Project

Demystifying DSLs Part II : A Working Definition

Demystifying DSLs Part II : A Working Definition Domain-specific Languages (DSLs) are everywhere, but there is precious little consensus on a working definition to describe them. Academic conferences about DSLs turn to the presentation of ever more abstract tools aimed at simplifying the task of implementing DSLs, or the enumeration of more and more exotic [...]

By |2019-05-17T14:25:37+00:00December 19th, 2018|Blog, DSL, Languages|0 Comments

Demystifying DSLs Part I: Time is of the Essence

Demystifying DSLs Part 1: Time is of the Essence When it comes to implementing industrial-grade Domain Specific Languages (DSLs), rushing to deliver something as early as possible can prove dramatically counter-productive. This is true for all software projects, not just DSL projects, but it is as if the DSL community needs this reminder more than [...]

By |2018-11-27T13:46:10+00:00November 12th, 2018|Blog, DSL|0 Comments

How Domain Specific Languages Change our Lives

Soon the 8th Summer School on Domain Specific Modeling Theory & Practice (DSM-TP 2017) will take place at Université de Montréal (Montreal, Canada). This 5-day summer school is aimed at researchers, teachers, practitioners and PhD students who already work with Domain Specific Modeling or intend to increase their knowledge on it. Let's have a look [...]

By |2017-06-14T12:57:11+00:00June 14th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

The Brain Challenge: Arithmetic Puzzle

Brain Teaser Tired of 4th grade arithmetic’s puzzles disguised as advances for mankind? Discover something worthy of your time where failure is a possibility and not a shameful one. The exercise is below for you to fill in. Submit your answers & after 10 days we will publish the solution. THE BRAIN CHALLENGE Introduction Sequential [...]

By |2017-04-28T13:26:46+00:00April 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

CoCoDo Recap – 4/4/17 – Conference Brussels

While not working on Tuesdays, we from time to time participate to/ or organize events. Even if it is not customary, software-application-related events do take place in Brussels; this one was intitled Programming Conference 2017. Raincode Labs organized a Compiler Coding Dojo, hosted by Vadim Zaystev its Chief Science Officer (later seen on pictures below) [...]

By |2017-04-28T14:41:44+00:00April 7th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Raincode Labs’ Participation to LLVM Community Continues!

Two of our Compiler Engineers will participate to European LLVM Developers Meeting in Sarrebruck (Germany) on March 27-28. Dirk Amadori & Nicolas Louvet will assist with other European LLVM aficionados to the various sessions & workshops. Raincode Labs' participation to the LLVM community continues since our Chief Science Officer, Vadim Zaytsev (@grammarware) assisted to the LLVM Belgium [...]

By |2017-04-28T14:33:43+00:00March 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments