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Disable RPGLE ‘live parsing’ using Rational Developer (IBM RDi)

“IBM Rdi” is arguably the best code editor for coding on IBM i. That’s pretty much a given. But, it’s still filled with little annoyances and things that make me groan. one in particular is the lagginess and freeziing that comes when trying to edit very large programs using less that top-notch computer hardware. I […]

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Latest RDi Fixpack for IBM Rational Developer (RPG Code Editor) is V9.5.1.1

IBM Rational Developer for i Service Pack V9.5.1.1 is now available This fixpack includes fixes, enhancements and the long awaited Refactoring capability: letting us Rename Declarations from Column based to free format. If you are an RDi User — and if you are an RPG programmer then you will be — use the IBM Installation […]

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IBM i v7.3 is here and its pretty cool

You think you know IBM i? You havent met 7.3 IBM i 7.3 Announcement & Material IBM® DB2™ for i Temporal Support, enabling clients to conduct accurate analysis of data within a specific historical time period More advanced analytics capability driven by enhanced OLAP functionality, allowing clients to better forecast, define gaps and build new […]

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Single Black iSeries looking for a lasting relationship with the latest IBMi operating system

Here I am – a huge advocate of IBM i technology. I’ve grown up through the ranks of IBM System 3x systems and evolved alongside IBM through the AS400 and ‘i’ years. I’ve excitedly played with the quiet, yet groundbreaking changes in hardware and software that came with the iSeries/eServer range of Servers. I’ve scratched my head […]

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Interview Question and Answer – AS400 things you should know

Twenty years ago these are the kind of things you had to know to work on the old AS400 systems. I found these on an old dusty corner of my homeserver. Enjoy the trip down memory lane or to use old RPG lingo AS400NERD CABEQ ‘1’  START MISCELLANEOUS How do you combine two record formats […]

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AS400 is Extinct, iSeries is Dead – Long Live “IBM i”

This has been an ongoing argument disagreement in our IBM i and RPG programmer communities for well over a decade: Should IBM have changed the name when the launched the replacement for the old AS/400 computer? Many people using the latest IBM i servers still enjoy calling it “the 400” but the big problem with […]

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