Articles written by Mark Plant

SHARE-ing is caring

SHARE began as the first-ever enterprise IT community user group back in 1955 and is still going strong. The upcoming San Antonio event looks certain to be another great success. Here's a sneak preview of the event and agenda.

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02.04.2016

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Did you know COBOL autocorrects to ‘COOL’?

A retrospective on the recent Micro Focus Developer Day in Washington DC by #DevDay novice Mark Plant. An overview and heap of reasons why today's enterprise developer should attend in person at a #DevDay soon to see the future of COBOL and Mainframe application development for themselves.

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06.16.2015

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#MME15 – Viva Las Vegas!

What happens in Vegas doesn't always stay there! Mark Plant from Micro Focus reports back from Oracle's Modern Marketing Experience event in Las Vegas 2015. What did he learn and what should you take away from the event?

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04.23.2015

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Terminal Emulation & the magic of modernizing old applications

When I first joined Micro Focus I was lucky enough to sit through a number of product demos, the teams wanted me up to speed on what their stuff ‘did’. Up stepped ‘Rumba’. No – not Rumba the Latin American dance – this was a terminal emulator. Software for mainframe applications that gave the older ‘green-screen’ interface a fresh lick of paint or so I thought.

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10.03.2014

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