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Oct 27

Windows Setup for IBM i Developers

AS400 , IBM i , iSeries , Programming , RPG

Every propeller head takes some kind of perverse joy from wiping and reinstalling their Windows Machine. I know I do. After a year of various software installs, un-installs, re-installs, tweaks, hacks, dicking around (that’s a technical term) my Windows machine starts to get twitchy and a little punch drunk. It’s time for a fresh install and […]

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Oct 18

Use RDi to make RPGLE lowercase

IBM i , Programming , RPG , SQL

Internet fact #173 – If you make RPGLE lowercase it looks a lot prettier! If you’ve ever read any of my many waffling techno-blogs about programming with the RPG language you will know that I have a bit of a love/hate relationship IBM’s Rational Developer code editor. But, just sometimes it does really small, but […]

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Dec 15

IBMi + WDSC7.0 + TN5250 = Wow Squared!

AS400 , IBM i , iSeries , Programming

WebSphere Development Tools for IBMi is Very Very Very Cool! I’ve just installed WDSC7.0 for the first time (/me ducks from the barrage of rotten fruit launched at him from the rowdy-RDi-crowd) and have almost had a religious experience with it. For years I’ve been feverishly hammering away in S.E.U. and P.D.M. mistakenly thinking that […]

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Nov 15

Download and Update WebSphere Development Studio Client WDSC7 for free

AS400 , IBM i , iSeries , 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 […]

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Jul 22

AS400 SEU: Stoneage Entry Utility

IBM i , Life , Programming

IBM Code Editor – S.E.U. (or Stoneage Entry Utility) As I drag myself, kicking and screaming, out of the green-on-black stone ages and into the sunny clear skies of 21st century web enabled coding, I find myself seriously confused about what tools I should use to write this new fangled code. Leaving the world of […]

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