It’s not someone that makes door handles is it? In software development a handler is a routine/function/method specializing in working with a certain type of data or focused on doing a special task. For example: Event handler – Receives and digests events and signals from the surrounding system (e.g. OS or GUI) or RPG HANDLER – Send/Receives data from

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I was talking about RPG OA today. If you’re an IBM i techie, then you will know about OA already. You probably understand its power and potential in our IBM-i world. If you’re a bit more old school, you’ve been churning out column-based code for years, or you are living under a rock in a

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I installed the first Technology Preview (aka Beta) for the new version of IBM i Access (aka Client Access) a few months ago. I really liked it, but was working on a clients project which had different standards for TN5250 and a few other things. So, to align with my team mates I worked with

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What is RPG open Access ? Rational┬« Open Access: RPG Edition provides a way for RPG programmers to use the simple and well-understood RPG I/O model to access resources and devices that are not directly supported by RPG. Open Access opens up RPG’s file I/O capabilities, allowing anyone to write innovative I/O handlers to access

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