Webinar: Implementing Web Applications with the SmartComponent Library

Webinar: Implementing Web Applications with the SmartComponent Library

1 February 2024

The recording of the webinar will be available shortly.

We're thrilled to announce the return of our webinar series, dedicated to exploring various facets of modernizing OpenEdge applications in the coming months.

In this webinar you gained understanding about the SmartComponent Library. The SmartComponent Library is the full stack modernization framework for OpenEdge applications. The framework supports rapid application development as well as migration of existing OpenEdge GUI or TTY applications. The framework features multiple user interface options, a future proof and standards based application backend and powerful application framework functionality – deployed on premise or in the cloud. The framework is used by teams of virtually any size.

During this session, you have delved into:

  • The simplicity of Building Modern Web Apps: Mike Fechner guided you through leveraging the SmartComponent Library, showcasing how it simplifies the process of constructing modern web applications.


  • Support for OpenEdge Developers: Valuable insights were gained into the comprehensive support available for OpenEdge developers developing web applications.


  • Angular for Custom Components: You explored how to harness the power of Angular to craft customized components. Mike illustrated the seamless integration of these components into your tooling for enhanced functionality.


We hope we could help you to expand your knowledge and explore the exciting possibilities that modernization brings to OpenEdge applications,

The recording will be availabe shortly.


Mike Fechner

Mike Fechner, lead modernization architect at Consultingwerk started using Progress over 30 years ago and ever since has supported Progress Application Partners and end customers in adopting the features of the latest OpenEdge and Progress releases to enhance the capabilities of existing applications. With his framework design skills he has set the stage for development of many successful OpenEdge applications.

Mike is specialized on object orientation in the ABL, software architectures, the GUI for .NET, web technologies and a wide range of Progress products such as OpenEdge, Telerik and Corticon. He is involved in software modernization projects on a day by day basis.

He is a well-known and active member of the international OpenEdge community, frequent presenter at conferences around the world and is a board member of the German PUG and founder of the committee of the EMEA PUG Challenge. He’s also a founding member of the Common Component Specification project.