Webinar: OpenEdge Legacy Application refactoring with the SmartComponent Library

Webinar: OpenEdge Legacy Application refactoring with the SmartComponent Library

16 May 2024

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This session with Mike Fechner promises to be an enlightening exploration into the transformative power of the SmartComponent Library in modernizing your existing applications.

The SmartComponent Library stands out as a unique developer framework designed to enhance productivity in both implementing new functionalities and modernizing legacy applications. By leveraging this framework, developers gain access to a suite of tools that streamline the migration process, allowing for the seamless transition of UI layout and functionality from ABL TTY and GUI applications to modern desktop or web environments.

During this session, we will showcase some of the migration tooling offered by the SmartComponent Library, providing you with firsthand insights into its capabilities and demonstrating how it can revolutionize your approach to legacy application refactoring.

Don't miss this opportunity to unlock the full potential of your applications with the SmartComponent Library!

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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.

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