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Sep 18

IBM i Webservices – REST vs. SOAP

SOAP is a protocol – REST is an architectural style (a design for network-based software architectures) REST concepts are referred to as resources. A representation of a resource must be stateless. It is represented via some media type. Some examples of media types include XML, JSON, and RDF. Resources are manipulated by components. Components request […]

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Oct 04

What does a WizDul do for a Web-Service?

I found this old word document that had a neat overview of WSDL (Web Services Description Language) and how it used as part of a web-service. Useful memory jogger: WSDL (pronounced “wiz’-dul”) …is an XML-based interface definition language that is used for describing the functionality offered by a web service. WSDL stands for Web Services […]

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Jul 14

IBM i Webservices Primer – SOAP or REST?

AS400 or iSeries webservices – Primer If you are reading this it’s probably because you are researching webservices, perhaps looking for an IBM i Webservices Primer and googled something like “what is the difference between SOAP and REST on IBM i webservices – please help me I am going insane“? http://bfy.tw/9ON0 Dont worry – help is […]

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Jan 20

Example RPGLE web service program [SOAP]

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Here is a quick little example RPGLE web service – it’s written in RPG, the SQLRPGLE flavor and simply reads a file (the System/21 Stockroom master file — INP20) and returns a multi-occurrence data structure (array) of the stockrooms that the user is authorized to use. #hopeithelpssomebody WEBGETSTR – get all stockrooms for a company […]

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Jul 01

An introduction to iSeries webservices

Web Services With Cobol Or RPG on IBM ISeries – Restful Php Web Services 1. Introduction Web Services and SOAP (or REST) are rapidly becoming state-of-art architectural approaches to allow the access of multiplatform and multilanguage systems, Many companies have legacy applications which represent a high investment and Web Services promise to allow their access […]

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Apr 14

Teaching an old AS400 dog new IBM i Tricks

Only ten years late, I’m finally getting involved with some Web Services from the AS400 (sorry IBM i – *cough*). Fantastically exciting stuff after my time in the AS400/Web Wilderness and not getting my hands really deep into any techie goo. Streaming data from a manufacturing production line straight to a website… oooh the excitement!! […]

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