SPOILER ALERT: It is NOT! The IBM AS400 was a groundbreaking computer system. First released in 1988 it quickly became the business system of choice for millions of companies all over the world. The AS400 was released to a pre-internet civilization, it grew and evolved as technology was introduced through the eighties, nineties and into

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Set the VSCODE/IBMi PATH to Open Source Packages on IBM i Setting the VSCODE IBM i PATH to open source packages on IBM i is beneficial for several reasons: So, how do we set this PATH in VS-CODE? My default path looks like this: /QOpenSys/usr/bin:/usr/ccs/bin:/QOpenSys/usr/bin/X11:/usr/sbin:.:/usr/bin We want to add the path to the opensource package binaries (/QOpenSys/pkgs/bin).

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To use a 5250 green screen terminal in Visual Studio Code (VS Code) for IBM i, follow these steps: By having both your code and 5250 terminals within the same IDE, you’ll find it more efficient for RPG and open-source development.

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Trick Question – the answer is moot because the AS400 is long dead. That glorious old creamy compuiter system hasn’t been around for decades. But, it’s grandson, the IBM POWER SYSTEM has a fully backward compatible version of the DLS. So, the question might be more accurately asked liked this: Is the IBM i DLS

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BOB – is a tool to compile and recompile objects in the IBM i (AS400 iSeries) universe. Better Object Builder (BOB) is a free and open-source build system designed for the IBM i platform. It’s used to create native QSYS objects. Initially developed by S4i Systems, a leader in Electronic Document Management, BOB was originally created to build their own software

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