Linux Journal: OSS in a Software Development Firm
May 14, 2004, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Daniel McCarthy)
"I have been using Linux as my home operating system of choice
for several years. I have used various open-source projects to do
practically everything involved in hosting Web sites and databases
and serving up e-mail. All of this has been done as a hobby, and I
often longed for the day when I would be able to bring open source
into the office.
"I work for a software development company as a
programmer/analyst, developing administrative software for higher
education. Our original software was written in COBOL to be run on
an HP e3000 using the MPE operating system. A few years back we
recognized that we needed to bring our software into the 21st
century, so we chose Delphi to migrate our legacy applications to
the Windows platform..."