Tag Archives for " #history "

Jul 21

as400 meets the internet

AS400 , Authority , IBM i , iSeries

More snippets of archaic and mostly outdated stuff… but worth saving online because I’m contsantly amazed by the lax security setup at some shops I visit: AS/400 and Internet Security: Question: What security level (30, 40, or 50) is adequate for an AS/400 on the Internet? Answer 1. Levels 40 and 50 will have little […]

Continue reading
Sep 08

A brief history of the IBM RPG Programming Language

AS400 , IBM i , iSeries , Life , Programming , RPG

RPG is free

So, there I was this morning sipping my cup of rather disgustingly nauseous Pumpkin Flavored Starbucks Coffee… You gotta try these things, because as my grandpa always said “nothing ventured nothing gained” but sadly the Judges awarded the beverage Color-7 Presentation-8 Taste-Yuk!… but I digress… Where was I? Ah yes, the wonderful IBM RPG Programming Language! What does […]

Continue reading
Mar 09

I remember the IBM AS/400

AS400 , IBM i , iSeries , Programming

Old Wrinkled Programmer remembers those giant creamy computers My earliest exposure to BIG COMPUTING was back in the late 1980’s. Computers were a new thing to the world, business were running on mainframes or a new range of mini-computers. The personal computer was just evolving and the brand of “mini-computers” was about to be renamed […]

Continue reading