Veteran IT Programmers In High Demand As Banks Scramble To Fix Old Systems

Experienced COBOL programmers can earn more than $100 an hour when they get called in to patch up glitches, rewrite coding manuals or make new systems work with old.

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Experienced COBOL programmers can earn more than $100 an hour in U.S.
Experienced COBOL programmers can earn more than $100 an hour in U.S.

Bill Hinshaw is not a typical 75-year-old. He divides his time between his family – he has 32 grandchildren and great-grandchildren – and helping U.S. companies avert crippling computer meltdowns.

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What Happens When You Mix Java with a 1960 IBM Mainframe – The New Stack

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What Happens When You Mix Java with a 1960 IBM Mainframe

by David Cassel

 




As an engineer for the U.S. Digital ServiceMarianne Bellotti has encountered vintage mainframes that are still being used in production — sometimes even powering web apps. Last month she entertained a San Francisco audience with tales about some of them, in a talk called “7074 says Hello World,” at Joyent’s “Systems We Love” conference.

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What does Protosys Inc do?

Protosys Inc provides IT Analysis, Programming and Testing services in various sectors of the industry.
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