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Use RDi to make RPGLE lowercase

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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BLM – Black Lines Matter

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! ūüôā¬† ¬†Five bucks for a little old Victorian style pair of readers that perch on the end of your nose and […]

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

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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What’s the best Free RPG Editor?

If you are reading this blog then chances are you are (a) an RPG Programmer and (b) using SEU to edit your code and (c) you are frustrated that SEU wont syntax check new RPG anymore!¬†It’s time to leap into an RPG EDITOR or be pushed…¬†RDi is bloody good but it’s also a¬†very expensive code […]

 
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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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Turn off RDi Line Resequencing for RPG

Source code line number sequencing in Rational Developer for IBM i Updating a source member and adding a bunch of lines will re-sequence the line numbers by default. Turning re-sequencing *OFF lets us clearly see added, deleted or changed blocks of code. We can set this on the exit line of SEU and also if […]

 
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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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