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May 04, 2005
What do you do when you want to get your applications on the Web but you're short of Web development skills? A Web-enabling tool just might be the answer.
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iSeries shops are placing Web development and Web enablement at the top of their priority lists. But if you're just...
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IBM System i users looking for ways to develop System i applications using web services have some choices. There are a number of open source tools available, but those who prefer the maturity and stability of proprietary software can use WebSphere. ... Continue Reading
WebSphere Development Studio Client (WDSC) is a set of application development tools designed for the IBM (International Business Machines) iSeries server. The WDSC basic edition offers user-friendly, easy-to-learn tools to help providers optimize ... Continue Reading
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Kisco Systems i2S3 allows transfer of data from the AS/400 to Amazon S3 storage in the cloud. With familiar CL commands, the product is easy to use, and can fill storage needs. The danger is the security of S3 cloud storage, with no guarantee from ... Continue Reading
PHP, MySQL and other Web-based System i developer tools have made headlines in recent months. But what are they, and what do they do? ISeries programming expert Andrew Borts gives the rundown on these tools that are changing how System i is used. Continue Reading
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The backupConfig command is delivered inside of the WebSphere product on the iSeries that allows the WebSphere configuration to be backed up and used to restore your WebSphere applications if your WebSphere environment becomes corrupt or damaged. ... Continue Reading
Need a convenient way to view summaries of your business' iSeries data? Create dashboards directly from your iSeries using Excel and any Web application that renders an HTML table. Continue Reading
One user writes, "We have installed WebSphere Development Studio Client (WDSC) 5.1.2 to reface an iSeries green-screen application and create a browser-based user interface using the IBM WebFacing tool. The server is WebSphere Application server ... Continue Reading