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IBM i Software Developer, Digital Dad, AS400 Anarchist, RPG Modernizer, Alpha Nerd and Passionate Eater of Cheese and Biscuits. Nick Litten Dot Com is a mixture of blog posts that can be sometimes serious, frequently playful and probably down-right pointless all in the space of a day. Enjoy your stay, feel free to comment and in the words of the most interesting man in the world: Stay thirsty my friend.

Apr 22

Skeleton RPGLE Trigger Program

IBM i , Programming , RPG

Chum of mine was chatting to me about writing a trigger program. So I dug out this old trigger (that I copied from somewhere a couple of years back) and just ran through my RPGLE Modernizer routine: **FREE // // Skeleton trigger program using RPGLE V7.1+ //ctl-opt copyright(‘| @SKELTRIG V001 2019.04.19’) debug option(nodebugio:srcstmt) datfmt(iso-) timfmt(iso.) […]

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Apr 04

How to get a list of all files in an IFS folder

IBM i

Talking to a colleague this morning, we were discussing a vendor supplied series of spreadsheets (in CSV format) that his team needed to process. “What’s the best way to read all the spreadsheets in an IFS folder so we can process them?” bald bloke in the office Well, we have a nice simple technique to […]

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Apr 03

Edit MENU with IBM i RDI

IBM i

Today I be mainly playing with UIM MENU’s that bloke from the fast show … and I found that Rational Developer for IBM i doesn’t come out of the box ready to edit UIM MENU source types! So, if like me, you are playing with UIM Menu’s make sure you add the source type menu […]

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Mar 20

What is AS400 modernization?

AS400 , IBM i , iSeries , Programming , RPG , SQL

I’ve been involved in some heavy RPG modernization projects recently. Ranging from application replacements, to middleware webservice integrations to light code dusting…. I enjoy it all, just a little too much! Forget Alcoholics Anonymous, I should attend a software modernization addicts meetings where AA = AS400 Anonymous “Yes my name is Nick Litten and I […]

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