iSeries Java programming

  • Groovy programming on IBM i

    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

  • EGL Rich UI on IBM i: Do you Dojo?

    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

  • Programming for the Web on the IBM i, what is possible

    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

  • Database performance comparisons on IBM i

    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

  • Database drivers on the i: MySQL vs. IBM Toolbox

    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