How to Call an IBM i API Using newlook Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

Posted by Francisco Hoya on Nov 12, 2015 12:50:28 PM

How to Call an IBM i API Using newlook Remote Procedure Call (RPC) 

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Topics: IBM i, newlook, RPC, ibmi, remote procedure call, IBM i API

Making time to learn new things: The iBelieve tour is back

Posted by Paul Hodgkinson on Oct 30, 2015 2:15:39 PM

Almost everyone I know in IT is busy.

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Topics: IBM i, Mobile, GUI, RPG Open Access, iBelieve, Application Modernization, ibmi, Optimization, RPG, Strategy, AS400

The Three Laws of Softwaristics

Posted by Pascal Polverini on Sep 14, 2015 12:32:48 PM

 

In 1942, Isaac Asimov introduced the sci-fi literature world to the Three Laws of Robotics:

  1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.

  2. A robot must obey the orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.

  3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.

Thinking about software application development, debugging, maintenance, deployment and overall application evolution, I propose that the same law structure be applied to software:

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Topics: Mobile, GUI, Application Modernization, Software, Application debugging, XML, RPG, Ruby, PHP, HTML, Java, HTTP, Application development

Time to manage and optimize your IBM i Applications

Posted by Sanat Dickson on Jan 10, 2015 1:37:15 AM

Time. Time is an essential component to the success of any project at hand within any business, particularly, the business of managing and optimizing your IBM i applications.

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Topics: Application Modernization, Optimization

Part 2: How to create alert pop-up dialogs on IBM i using newlook JScript

Posted by Francisco Hoya on Dec 18, 2014 6:38:42 PM

Welcome to Part 2 of the blog How to create Alert pop-up dialogs on IBM i using newlook JScript.
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Topics: ibmi

Part 1: How to create alert pop-up dialogs on IBM i using newlook JScript

Posted by Francisco Hoya on Dec 18, 2014 6:38:03 PM

We recently received a question regarding how to create alert pop-up dialogs using newlook JScript on your IBM i. It was a great question and the tip we have provided is helpful for all, so please find the answer below.
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Topics: ibmi

A Fresche look at Modernizing Your IBM i UI, Applications and Database

Posted by Chris Koppe on Dec 4, 2014 10:10:00 PM

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Topics: IBM i, GUI, Application Modernization, Application Integration

IBM i is everywhere with Dawn May

Posted by Sanat Dickson on Oct 30, 2014 6:40:55 PM

It was a pleasure and indeed an honor to have the opportunity to interview Dawn May on her recent trip to Australia.


If you’re familiar with Dawn’s work, you already know about her passion and her dedication and contribution to development of the IBM i over the years. She is one of the select few who have had a significant impact both on System Software Development and on the Business Architecture of the IBM i. 

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Topics: IBM i

The IBM i RPG Dude - Part 4c - OpenDSPF Drag&Drop Reference Fields

Posted by Pascal Polverini on Aug 31, 2014 10:07:39 PM

The RPG Dude highlights key points on DB and Drag & Drop fields in this episode, to directly design fields with their definition and also label onto the display.

Tell the RPG Dude what you would like to learn about in the comments section below.

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Topics: IBM i, GUI, RPG Open Access, IDE, looksoftware, DDS

The IBM i RPG Dude - Part 4b - OpenDSPF GUI DOM Control

Posted by Pascal Polverini on Aug 30, 2014 11:00:00 AM

In his next episode titled "The RPG Dude and Open Display Files - GUI Properties Control (DOM Control)", our RPG Dude explores layout attributes and GUI.  What does his boss think about him now? Find out below:

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Topics: IBM i, GUI, RPG Open Access, looksoftware, DDS

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