Author Archives: Darius Blasband

About Darius Blasband

Darius Blasband, 48 years old, married, 3 children. He has a Master's Degree and a PhD in Computer Science from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Darius runs RainCode (, which is a company specialized in compiler design and legacy modernization.

COBOL or Java ?

Should one go to COBOL or to Java/C# ? On the face of things, this is a very odd question to ask. As if these two/three languages (I write two/three because for most of the practical concerns we’ll be looking … Continue reading

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PACBASE-specific transformations

A great yeat 2013 to all!   When we present our PACBASE-migration solution, people readily understand how restructuring the generated code is essentially independant from how this code is generated in the first place. Our technology can be (and actually … Continue reading

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