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Wander (1974) — a lost mainframe game is found!

I really have no right to take credit for this, because although I must have read about Wander in the Inform Designer’s Manual some years ago, it only really registered with me after I saw a list of lost mainframe games in… 800 more words


April 21st and April 23rd: Rational Developer for System z Lunch and Learn Series

RDz Lunch and Learn Series

IBM brings to you two great lunch and learn sessions to understand how RDz can help make the lives of developers simpler in this transformational environment. 327 more words


Edge 2015: The Infrastructure Innovation Conference

Edge2015 merges the IBM® Edge and Enterprise events into the Infrastructure Innovation Conference of the year—the only U.S. event covering IBM System Storage®, IBM z Systems™, IBM Power Systems® and IBM Middleware—all in a single venue. 93 more words


Generating the Mandelbrot Set With IBM Mainframes

is apparently very cool, and when he found out the Computer History Museum had a working IBM 1401 mainframe, he decided to write a program. Not just any program, mind you; … 210 more words

Classic Hacks

7 Mainframe Taboos We Should Break

Having worked ‘on The Mainframe’ for almost 20 years at a variety of clients and sites I’ve come about a number of taboos within the Mainframe ‘ecosystem’ that are sometimes just doing my head in and just need to be broken. 992 more words

"Test Your Knowledge of Host Systems" infographic

Mankind has been automating tasks with computers to achieve greater efficiencies for about eighty years now. Today we rely on computers for any number of personal and business tasks – creating a document, building a spreadsheet, managing personal finances. 283 more words