iSeries Java programming News
May 12, 2005
Major iSeries ERP vendor unveils a new Java platform for business applications, codenamed Landmark.
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 ...
August 16, 2004
Users pulling work off the iSeries and onto Windows say the decision has absolutely nothing to do with the technology. They say it's the applications.
- April 01, 2001 01 Apr'01
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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
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
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
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Java to Excel with the AS400 may be attractive, but if you have complex VBA macros in Excel, the JDBCODBC bridge will not work well for you. A better option may be using the Groovy COM interface. Continue Reading
There are a couple of options for accessing AS/400 data, from the old way using Client Access ODBC drivers, to Java, to a new application from Groovy. Continue Reading
DB2/400 and DB2 UDB expert Kent Milligan explains how to access SQL Server Database with Java. Continue Reading