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iSeries Java programming News
May 12, 2005
Major iSeries ERP vendor unveils a new Java platform for business applications, codenamed Landmark.
March 03, 2005
Analysts say IBM's latest open source donation is a good thing for the developer community, even if it is a bit on the mild side.
December 27, 2004
When it became apparent that H&R Block needed to convert its RPG applications to Java, the company found ASC Inc.'s RIO to be the best option.
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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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
Testing performance of RLA in the IBM Java Toolbox against JDBC and native I/O for the AS/400 revealed that RPG on System i is the most efficient language, and DB2 is taken for granted. Joe Pluta built some benchmarks to compare different aspects of... Continue Reading
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Groovy programs, based on the Java language and bytecodes, can run on IBM i. The built-in AIX support, PASE, allows AS/400 shops to take advantage of the new Web programming language that boasts brevity among its advantages. With a short learning ... Continue Reading
Which reads data from i faster: MySQL or IBM Toolbox drivers? Joe Pluta put the drivers to the test in both an AS/400 and a Windows environment. The conclusion: MySQL over its own database performs roughly as well as IBM's Java Toolbox over DB2 data... Continue Reading
Application modernization on the AS/400 allows companies and IT staff the benefit of keeping vital and reliable legacy applications while increasing front-end functionality. Continue Reading