Investigating screen-scraping options

Today, I’m investigation screen-scraping options in order for a Ruby on Rails front-end to communicate with a legacy, IBM mainframe application, via terminal emulation and screen-scraping. The purpose of this research is to see how easily a new system could do live queries (and updates) in the legacy system, without having to go batch or open up the legacy system.

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Testimonial – Ashley Grayson @ Criteria

“I’ve worked several times with David where my clients needed serious, deep, software engineering effort. This has ranged from Mac OS X system level drivers to re-engineering an entire corporate website in JSP to be secure, reliable, and maintainable. David is both formally educated in CompSci and a fearless code maven AND he wears a suit! I’m instinctive at locating where software falls short of user needs or business purpose, but when we need to know what the code does,

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Testimonial – Scott Hassen @ JJ Scot Research Associates

“David is one of the top programmers I have worked with in the last 5 years. He is able to exceed industry standards in his work and in his professional behavior. He really does his homework and gains a deep understanding of projects before starting to present his solution. He is a very productive team player Read More Here. His work exceeds my expectation for his level of education and training. His best trait is his ability to choose outstanding

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Testimonial – Dragos Toader @ PIASC

“David Harrison rescued our project at a critical time. Requirements collection, analysis, design and coding. The work turned in was top notch, of highest quality and well documented. The price was reasonable. David Harrison our project from the failing point and brought it to a working, maintainable state. Bring David H. into your team and watch as this wizard rolls out great ideas and code under budget and on time.” Dragos Toader Printing Industries Association of Southern California

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