Since the 1950s, open access to source code has been used to create or adapt software for use on the mainframe to meet the needs of individual businesses.
One lingering question has persisted in conversations about the future of mainframe: What’s the best way to improve the perception of the industry in the eyes of younger IT talent so they see the mainframe as attractive as any other modern computing system?
The SHARE St. Louis summer conference fea
One of the many projects that make up SHARE is the zNextGen project, whose mission is to expose younger mainframe programmers to technical concepts and provide career development education and opportunities.
From SHARE HQ, with responses from the Zowe Community Leadership Committee
Earlier this year at SHARE St. Louis, representatives from the Open Mainframe Project, IBM, Rocket, and CA got on stage at the Tuesday keynote to announce the launch of Zowe, the first-ever open source project launched on z/