Having more 6 years of experience using Progress Openedge
September 21, 2021

Having more 6 years of experience using Progress Openedge

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Progress OpenEdge

We are using Progress OpenEdge for development of business solution for mutual fund related software's. We are using Openedge database and progress 4gl programing language both to drive our legacy application which was built around 1980's. We also develop REST and SOAP API's to pass the processed data to other applications using Progress OpenEdge.
  • Database Design
  • Support both procedural oriented and object oriented programming paradigm
  • We can develop both standalone applications (GUI or CHUI) and web based applications using webspeed
  • Support teleric controls
  • .net and java component also can be utilized using socket programming or Messaging Queue
  • Needs to improve the documentation
  • Licensing is costly
  • Database implementation
  • Transaction Processing
  • Data Integrity and safety
  • Less Support
  • Code written in Progress Openedge is very easy to understand
  • Handle transactions efficiently in multi user environment
  • Write less and achieve more
It has an embedded database, no need to make database connection. With concept of appserver in Progress Openedge we can handle any complex transaction processing system with ease. It is used by all old financial institutions to handle there bulk data and processing system. It is mainly used in legacy applications. With invent of API it is very easy to keep database and data processing system separate from UI.

Do you think Progress OpenEdge delivers good value for the price?


Are you happy with Progress OpenEdge's feature set?


Did Progress OpenEdge live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of Progress OpenEdge go as expected?


Would you buy Progress OpenEdge again?


All the transaction processing system using progress 4gl which was developed late 80's and 90's. All banking and financial institution like JP Morgan, Well Forgo, Morgan Stanly and SS&C using progress 4gl database and programming language. Application build on Progress Openedge can be run both Linux or Windows server with little programming modifications.

Using Progress OpenEdge

1000 - Mutual fund and banking related
500 - They require to have knowledge of progress 4gl
  • database design and maintenance
  • Application Development
  • database design and maintenance
  • Application development and support
  • data security
  • better support pregress corporation
This language used since 1980.