iSeries application development News
February 05, 2009
IBM will pre-load Zend's PHP software stack on IBM System i operating system shipments, as IBM looks encourage open source on the platform.
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.
March 13, 2007
NetManage helped auto parts supplier Dayton Parts create a Web interface for its antiquated online ordering system, increasing users and freeing up customer support personnel.
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Triggers can be implemented on the AS/400 using a high-level language or SQL and can be used to enforce business rules or validating input data. Learn how to use DB2 triggers as a means of auditing data inserts, deletes or changes. Continue Reading
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
EBCDIC (Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code ) (pronounced either "ehb-suh-dik" or "ehb-kuh-dik") is a binary code for alphabetic and numeric characters that IBM developed for its larger operating systems. (Continued...) Continue Reading
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Over 2,000 APIs are available for the AS/400 in the TAATOOL set. The list grows as more programmers submit their tools, making the IBM i more efficient on a daily basis. If you are struggling to find a way to do something on your iSeries, TAATOOLs ... Continue Reading
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
User NOBODY needs to be granted authority in the IFS folder containing an open source PHP application on the AS/400 in order to run the script. Learn how to change this authority on the IBM i, and successfully run an open source PHP application on ... Continue Reading
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Have you ever created an object on the AS/400 without making sure the necessary authorization list is attached? By using some common commands, you can secure your IBM i, and audit objects and fix mistakes. The necessary commands include DSPAUTLOBJ ... Continue Reading
Best bets for AS/400 programmers and shops to save time and money in 2009. Rational Developer for i makes RPG more productive than ever. And new Web technologies including Eclipse and open source solutions like Groovy deliver efficiency in IBM i ... Continue Reading
IBM makes the program source code for daily backups available on the IBM i with a simple command. Continue Reading
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Rather than connecting your AS/400's to their own separate UPSs, find out how one UPS, one cable and a CL program can manage all your power-handling needs. Continue Reading
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