Problem – ILEditor connection problem with PUB400 Yesterday, I was talking to a subscriber who had read my review of ILEditor and sent me an email saying the new version (1.6.8.0) does not work with PUB400 (the public domain IBM i systems) “Surely not” I thought me, thinking, in my brain So, we got online

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Back in the good old days (thats programmer-speak for decades ago, when doing anything on a computer was a lot more complicated than it is today)  5250 screen sizes of 24 rows and 80 characters wide seemed like plenty of room. Monitors were green text, on black background, with none of those fancy annoying graphics

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How do we set the IBM i RDi Dark Theme? I’m getting old — 50 earlier this year — and my eyesight is failing. Seriously, I bought some of those old man reading glasses from Walmart. You know the ones, the “old people” ones! 🙂   Five bucks for a little old Victorian style pair of

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Problems Downloading IBM i ACS (Access Client Solutions)? The new replacement for the aging, creaky AS400 Client Access is the cunningly titled IBM i Access Client Solutions Download this all new JAVA software is free, as long as you create an IBM Passport Account and once installed it lets you connect to the IBM I

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The IBM i System (aka i5 aka iSeries aka AS/400) uses something called 5250 to stream its data to a terminal, often called a green screen. You’ve seen this clunk old terminals in black and white scifi movies – well we still use them. Kind of. But we use a terminal emulators (software which emulates

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