Tag Archives for " #code "

Nov 15

Download and Update WebSphere Development Studio Client WDSC7 for free

iSeries , AS400 , IBM i , Programming , RPG , Software Change Management

IBM Rational Developer for i is my preferred RPG code development tool. Also called R.S.E., Rational Developer is expensive but I can reluctantly argue that its worth the cost to access all the latest and greatest enhancements to the evolving RPG language. Now, saying that, if you are just contemplating moving away from the old […]

More Waffle
Sep 13

RPG Evolution, Modernization and Refactoring – Step 4 of 4 – Setting RPG Free

IBM i , Programming , RPG , Webservice

Setting RPG Free Convert RPG from Column to free format So, if we take the code and actually upgrade it to be the current style of RPG/Free we can see all the mainline specs are now written in freeform code style and it looks yummy: h datfmt(*iso) timfmt(*iso) option(*nodebugio) debug //——————————————————————- // system name: fix […]

More Waffle
Sep 13

RPG Evolution, Modernization and Refactoring – Step 3 of 4 – Paroling RPG4

IBM i , Programming , RPG , Webservice

Upgrade RPG4 to use free-friendly code standards If we were using Rational Developer/i software we could do this automatically. But as a manual process its simple, if a little tedious. Basically when we are going to skim through the code and replace all indicators with the modern and preferred %FOUND BIF technique: H debug ***************************************************************** […]

More Waffle