Fantastic greenbar program.

I watched a Moshix video where he’s offering a print service for hercules/MVS. He pointed to a video from the guy who wrote the greenbar program, who he partnered with for his print service. His YouTube channel is Mainframes & More with Matthew. This particular video is here. The program source is here. The only …

Pushed my 1st real Go program to GitHub

I wanted it on GitHub if for no other reason than to have a official date associated with my first real Go program. Also to add some activity and diversity to my github. There’s Cobol (mainframe & gnu), Basic, Python, Julia and now Go! Maybe I should add Lazarus/Pascal too. I could have also posted …

Hercules version

I guess I never noticed or looked. But Tk4- uses Hercules version 4. The main Hercules page says the current version is hercules-3.07-1. There is a version 4 manual available with an date of November 21, 2015. HHC01603I versionHHC01413I Hercules version 4.00HHC01414I (c) Copyright 1999-2012 by Roger Bowler, Jan Jaeger, and othersHHC01415I Built on Jun …

Assembler Disk to Print

Successfully fixed Assembler Disk to Print program I had typed in week or so ago. Was having problems with DCB macro. More specifically line continuation. Almost asked for help in the MVS forum. Finally solved by editing in VS Code and realize my source alignment was off by using the visual guides. It was a …

Making YouTube videos and learning

I mentioned before that one cool aspect of making a YouTube video to perhaps explain something to others is that I often find myself learning more on the topic than I knew. And once again after working on a video to explain how to create a MVS stand alone executable, I found myself digging in …

Customize 3270 screen

Here I wrote about changing the font size to something larger. I mentioned that the obvious choice of simply choosing a larger font wasn’t available to me. Well today it is! Perhaps because I also installed XFonts-x3270-misc and Fonts-3270, more likely the former. I simply chose Options>Font>20-point Font, and it worked. Then I chose File>Save …