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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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Oct 11

RDi V9.6 is here and it’s got some nice little tweaks

IBM i

New Version 9.6 of Rational Developer for i (RDi) announced. It has lots of minor tweaks and a couple of major tweaks and at least one #NICKLITTENAPPROVED tweak (now we can press ENTER to split code lines). Rational Developer for i, V9.6 is finally compatible with Eclipse 4.6, providing new base functionality and integration with […]

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Feb 01

Duplicate a line in RDi with CTRL/D

IBM i , Life , Programming

Duplicate a line in RDi with CTRL/D

Yes – Forget COPY/BEFORE/AFTER and quickly duplicate a line in RDi with CTRL/D. It’s really that simple. If, like me, you grew up with SEU as your terminal based editor choice – you will be used to Copy and Before or After. You might even get a little fancy and use the RePeat code to […]

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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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