What is CL? IBM i Control Language (CL) is a powerful scripting language for the IBM AS/400, IBM iSeries and IBM i Systems. It’s got roots in the older IBM Job Control Language and it works as a simple way to script commands, instructions and other functions into an easy to understand programs. Sometimes we

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What is CNX Valence? “Valence is an enterprise application development platform that empowers IT and business leaders to transform operations on, and off, the IBM i platform. … IT and business leaders can work together more effectively by giving developers and users the tools they need to be more confident, capable and self-sufficient.” CNX Blokes

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From AS400/RPG to IBMi/RPGLE I’ve been involved in some interesting software modernization projects recently. Ranging from application replacements to middleware web service integrations to light code dusting. The main thing I’ve learned is archaic program source code can be a very delicate beast like a stack of cards ready to fall at the slightest push

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Welcome to Mohammed Yusuf M Course. This is Yusuf, working as Software developer 10+ years. I have been working under As/400 IBM i (RPGLE, DB2) technology and HTML5, JavaScript some times Ruby. In this on going journey I have failed/succeeded/learnt a lot. I would like to share the interesting things which I have come across

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Welcome to the WordPress Workshop In this class, we will take a journey from the beginner’s world of WordPress basics to the land of customized WordPress, programming, themes, and plugins. Aimed at beginners and people with a basic/intermediate understanding of websites, internet technology or maybe other content management systems like WiX, SquareSpace, Drupal, JOOMLA etc.

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RPG Programming for Beginners If you are a complete programming noob then this RPG Programming course might be useful If you are a software developer looking to add RPG (or RPGLE) to your skillset then this might not be completely useless If you are an old school RPG programmer looking to add some modern programming

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WordPress 101 aka “What is this Internet?” For AS400 Dinosaurs aka “What is a Website?” for iSeries Programmers aka “What is WordPress?” for IBM i Software Developers In this course, we will cover all aspects of creating a website with WordPress. From reserving a domain name, choosing a website hosting account, installing WordPress, adding plugins,

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It’s time to talk about IBM Rational Developer for IBM i What is RDi? An integrated development environment (IDE) built on the Eclipse platform, designed for creating and maintaining applications on IBM i systems. Pointy heads at IBM This basically means Rational Developer for IBM i (commonly known as RDi) is IBM’s flagship integrated development

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IBM i Basics – How to request and use a free IBM i Virtual System from PUB400 Did you know PUB400 will give you a free IBM i Account to use over the Cloud? Log in, play and learn IBM i operations and programming 🙂 Who and what is PUB400? Dont be fooled by it’s

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What is TURNOVER? TURNOVER® for iSeries is a powerful Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solution for the IBM i platform. Designed to manage the most complex of development environments, it will provide granular control over your software change processes, using automation to cut errors, and enforceable workflows that allow changes to flow swiftly from request through to

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What is IBM i ACS (Access Client Solutions)? ACS is the official IBM i connection tool from IBM. ACS is a Java based, platform-independent interface that runs on most operating systems that support Java, including Linux, Mac, and Windows™. ACS gives you a screen emulator, integrated file system tool for upload/download, spool to PDF viewer,

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What is a 5250 Emulator? In a previous blog about 5250 Emulators: The IBM i System (sometimes incorrectly called the iSeries or AS/400) uses something called 5250 to stream its data to a terminal, often called a green screen. You’ve seen these clunky old terminals in black and white sci-fi movies. We still use them…

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IBM i Primer – From the AS400 to ISERIES to IBM i on POWER Do you know the difference between the AS400, iSeries, System i and IBM i Power System? No? Well it’s time to clear up the confusion with this presentation 🙂 This short course is an introduction to the IBM i Power System

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