German Natural User Group Meeting in November 2018 – Legacy Coder Podcast #7

German Natural User Group Meeting November 2018

On November 6th and 7th, the German Adabas and Natural User Group met in Darmstadt at Software AG’s headquarter to learn about new features in the October 2018 release. Let’s find out more in episode seven of the Legacy Coder Podcast. German Adabas and Natural User Group Meeting in November 2019 in Darmstadt Overview of … Read moreGerman Natural User Group Meeting in November 2018 – Legacy Coder Podcast #7

Continuous Deployment with Natural – Legacy Coder Podcast #6

Continuous Deployment with Software AG's Adabas/Natural

After you have automated the build process for your application based on Software AG’s Adabas and Natural it’s time to take the next step and also deploy the changes to production after each push to Git! I’ll tell you how in the sixth episode of the Legacy Coder Podcast. Recap: Automating your build process with … Read moreContinuous Deployment with Natural – Legacy Coder Podcast #6

What is Legacy Code? – Legacy Coder Podcast #5

What is Legacy Code?

This podcast is called “Legacy Coder” but what exactly is legacy code? I talk about my definition of the term in the fifth episode of the Legacy Coder Podcast. Legacy Code? What is Legacy Code? Definition by Michael Feathers: “Code without tests.” Code of a certain age. Brown field instead of green field. “Old” languages … Read moreWhat is Legacy Code? – Legacy Coder Podcast #5

How to deploy to JBoss EAP 7 with Gradle, Cargo, and Jenkins

It took me quite a while to get my Java EE 7 application automatically deployed to a target JBoss EAP 7 server from within Jenkins using Gradle as the build tool and Cargo for managing the deployment. So here’s my final solution for you to use! 😉 build.gradle dependencies { classpath ‘com.bmuschko:gradle-cargo-plugin:2.2.3’ } apply plugin: … Read moreHow to deploy to JBoss EAP 7 with Gradle, Cargo, and Jenkins

Presidents Meeting and German Natural User Group – Legacy Coder Podcast #4

Presidents Meeting and German Natural User Group

Let’s talk about what was presented and discussed at Software AG’s User Group Presidents Meeting and the German Natural User Group in Darmstadt in November 2017 in episode four of the Legacy Coder Podcast. User Group Presidents Meeting What’s the point of the meeting? Planning the International User Groups Conference (topics, date, venue etc.). What … Read morePresidents Meeting and German Natural User Group – Legacy Coder Podcast #4

Modern Natural Development with NaturalONE – Legacy Coder Podcast #3

Modern Natural Development with NaturalONE

Why would anyone dismiss the good old Natural editor and switch over to NaturalONE? Let’s find out what features NaturalONE has to offer in the third episode of the Legacy Coder Podcast. Why should you switch over to NaturalONE? Increased developer productivity Use Copy and Paste (duh!) for high quality Natural programming 😉 Syntax Highlighting … Read moreModern Natural Development with NaturalONE – Legacy Coder Podcast #3

Automating Your Natural Build Process – Legacy Coder Podcast #2

Automating Your Natural Build Process

How can you automate the build process for your application based on Software AG’s Adabas and Natural? I talk about our journey towards a completely automated build from scratch after each push to Git in the second episode of the Legacy Coder Podcast. How to automate the build process for an Adabas/Natural application Why would … Read moreAutomating Your Natural Build Process – Legacy Coder Podcast #2

Unit Testing Natural Applications – Legacy Coder Podcast #1

Unit Tests for Natural Applications with NatUnit

Unit testing with Software AG’s Natural – is that even possible? Let’s find out in the very first episode of the Legacy Coder Podcast. Unit testing Natural applications Why would I want to unit test my Natural code? You get instant feedback whether your code works. That’s fun! 😀 You get a safety net for … Read moreUnit Testing Natural Applications – Legacy Coder Podcast #1

Introduction to the show and the host – Legacy Coder Podcast #0

Legacy Coder Podcast Episode 0: Introduction to the show and the host

Who is this guy and what the heck does he know about Software AG’s Adabas and Natural? I’ll show you in the pre-episode zero of the Legacy Coder Podcast. Introduction to the podcast and myself My experience with Adabas and Natural. I’m programming with Natural since 2003. I’m the president of the International Natural User … Read moreIntroduction to the show and the host – Legacy Coder Podcast #0

Mastering the Generational Change in Software AG’s Natural

Software AG recorded a video with us on how we cope with the generational change that takes place in the Natural developer community. How do you handle the problem of aging Natural developers? I’d love to hear your comments on that! By the way, I’ll be talking about modern Natural development at IUG 2017! See … Read moreMastering the Generational Change in Software AG’s Natural