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Jan 08

How to update RDi – Rational Developer for IBM ‘i’ Programmers

IBM i

Last night was I was chatting to an old programming chum in Chicago. As you may be aware, for most people in the AS400/iSeries/IBM-i arena the term “old programming chum” automatically implies a gray haired old fart wearing frayed cords, cheap (but comfortable!) shoes and excessively dour facial features with a slightly “smarter than thou” […]

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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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Jul 27

JSON Plugin for RDI

IBM i , Programming , RPG , Webservice

Ever wanted to validate or syntax check JSON from within RDi? It’s easy using the free JSON editor from the Eclipse marketplace. This JSON Plugin for RDI will validate, syntax check and polish your JSON layouts with ease. To start you have to go into RDI and get into Eclipse’s Market Place. That will bring up […]

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