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RPG iSeries programming News
July 17, 2008
Rather than upgrade to a costly new enterprise resource planning package, Pinnacle Foods updated its legacy BPCS application with a new Web front end.
May 16, 2007
IBM System i product releases at the COMMON users conference in Anaheim include PHP, VoIP and upgrading your green-screen applications so they look like a typical Internet browser.
August 01, 2006
iSeries software provider Profound Logic has released a new version of RPGsp, which allows developers to take RPG-coded green-screen applications and convert them to HTML for easier viewing in Web browsers.
October 12, 2004
Joe Pluta has been on the RPG soapbox lately. The founder and chief architect of Pluta Brothers Design, an Illinois-based company that takes iSeries legacy systems and adapts them to work with newer technologies, has been evangelizing the benefits ...
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RPG (Report Program Generator) is a programming language that originated as a report-building program used in DEC and IBM minicomputer operating systems and evolved into a fully procedural programming language. (Continued...) Continue Reading
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Taking advantage of the Rich UI features of EGL architecture on the AS/400 can save you time and complexity. Rich internet applications can be difficult to write, even with Java and Webspher. EGL eliminates the need for programmers to learn ... Continue Reading
The AS/400 has many options for Web enablement, despite the green-screen image. Learn what Web languages are available and get resources to use as you embark on your Web journey, such as RPG, Net Dev, Java, PHP, Tomcat and others. Continue Reading
Ron Turull provides a "helper" program to let you save and restore the screen using two DSM APIs from a non-ILE program. Continue Reading
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Registering an external SQL stored procedure and leveraging RPG with your creation allows for increased flexibility in dealing with numerous types of data. Continue Reading
Using RPG ILE with embedded SQL can be a fast way to make database reports on the IBM i. Joe Pluta shares the code of his first SQLRPGLE program. Continue Reading
By virtue of being bult-in to the AS/400, RPG has speed for some operations that SQL cannot touch. Learn how RPG works with indexing to retrieve data from your IBM i. Continue Reading