Heartbleed OpenSSL - looksoftware for IBM i

Posted by Vas Mintzikos on May 1, 2014 8:30:51 PM

Many of you have heard the discussions and somewhat panic, surrounding the Heartbleed security scare.

Therefore we thought a quick message to you all would ease those sleepless nights ;)

So, does the Heartbleed OpenSSL security flaw impact looksoftware’s products for your IBM i?

looksoftware’s development tools and deployment products are not impacted by the Heartbleed OpenSSL security flaw.

IIS, which is used for lookserver deployment, does not, by default, utilize OpenSSL and is not impacted. Further information on IIS can be found here :

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Topics: IBM i

The IBM i RPG Dude - Part 3 - Integration

Posted by Pascal Polverini on Apr 23, 2014 12:00:00 PM

The third installment of the life of our RPG Dude - We have learned how the life of this RPG Dude has changed with Design & Globalization benefits of RPGOA. Now we find out how the integration between processes and workflow of RPGOA and looksoftware's IDE, benefits his applications on the IBM i... and his life ;)




If you are eager to learn more and see how such functionalities can enhance your business and applications, please utilize the following links or request a free assessment.

Learn more about RPG OA   

The power of RPGOA with openlook


Author
Pascal Polverini
IBM i ISV Advisory Council

 

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

The IBM i RPG Dude - Part 2 - Globalization

Posted by Pascal Polverini on Apr 19, 2014 11:30:00 AM

The second installment of the life of our RPG Dude - We continue with how multilingual globalization and RPGOA functionality has changed his life with IBM i GUI, rich desktop, mobile and browser using looksoftware's IDE.


 

A few great references for you via these buttons below: 

Learn more about RPG OA      

Learn more about Mobile & Web Access

Read Part 3 of the RPG Dude - Integration

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

The IBM i RPG Dude - Part 1 - Design

Posted by Pascal Polverini on Apr 14, 2014 11:00:00 AM

A fun brief highlight of RPGOA and DDS functionality for the IBM i GUI, rich desktop, mobile and browser. See how the life of this RPG Dude has evolved with the integration of RPGOA and looksoftware's IDE.


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

Migrating to version 10 of the looksoftware development suite

Posted by Vas Mintzikos on Apr 10, 2014 12:30:00 PM




Version 10 of the looksoftware development suite has many improvements over previous development environments and with those improvements come different approaches to accomplishing familiar tasks.

Most developers using or planning to use version 10 within their IBM i Development Environment, will be coming from earlier product versions, so this blog post will focus on the major changes you can expect to your development environment.

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Topics: IBM i, Application Modernization, Application Integration, advanced ibm i design tool, Windows, version 10, IBM i Development Environment

Success is a journey, not a destination. Deliver value with IBM i application modernization.

Posted by Sanat Dickson on Mar 28, 2014 1:51:44 AM


There are multiple aspects to the application modernization process, and also many varied means of implementation and delivery.

From extending the life of your existing applications, leveraging your business logic, developing new functionality, to taking advantage of today's mobile devices and the Cloud, there are so many options available.

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Topics: IBM i, Application Modernization, Business Logic, looksoftware, ibmi

It's the Circle Game for this IBM i -er

Posted by Pete Isaksson on Mar 21, 2014 10:30:00 AM

I was about to start with “Social media is all the rage”, but it’s really more of a culture and it is here to stay.  It’s the way to stay in touch and keep up with what we used to call our “social circle”. It's taken a while, and now many of us in the IBM i world share information across the community in this social way.

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Topics: IBM i, social media

How to upgrade your looksoftware IBM i solutions

Posted by Yuliana Iskandar on Feb 24, 2014 6:58:00 PM

Time to upgrade your looksoftware solutions? Here are some things to consider when you are planning for an upgrade.

We often get requests from customers for upgrade documentation. We don’t normally prepare formal documentation for version upgrades as the process is fairly simple. 
 

Upgrading your IBM i machine:

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Topics: IBM i, Application Modernization, looksoftware

Top 10 User Interface Design tips

Posted by Nick Hampson on Feb 5, 2014 8:19:51 PM

In my top 10, I have resisted the urge to cover everything I thought was important or it would probably have become a "Top 326 tips".

That said, here are some of the core things to think about; the thought process, modern paradigms and so on.

 

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Topics: IBM i, GUI, Application Modernization, User Interface

Modernization Beyond the Technical Eye: Prepare for the Culture Change

Posted by Nick Hampson on Jan 6, 2014 11:00:00 AM

First of all Happy New Year!

This is a difficult post for me to write. Even though the topic is something I am passionate about and know inside out, it is also the part of my job (and part of modernization) that people ignore and value the least, as per the feedback I get and see (or don't for the most part).

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Topics: IBM i, Application Modernization