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Copying iSeries fields from numeric to Alpha – aka using SQL to change column data type

So – today I was talking to colleague who wanted to make a database change to a big old file. This meant changing one of the fields from 7 numeric to 12 alpha. Sounds simple right? Oh if only life were that simple… Now add the complexity that you have to do this change in […]

 
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Softlanding Turnover Scribbled Notes, User Guide and Programmer Reference

Earlier, I was explaining how to use TURNOVER Change Management to some RPG Developers who have spent years using Turnover but who had never used the Programmer Worklist Function. I was mildly surprised at the manual technique that was being used to check out each object, adding to a form source member by source member […]

 
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Using EXTPRC with iSeries Turnover at V5R4

Question: How do I promote External Procedure using Turnover and get them to automatically *REPLACE on the destination machine? Answer: Like this! The problem here, is that SQL Stored Procedures have no equivalent of *REPLACE on the CREATE PROCEDURE statement (they do in IBMi 6.1+). That’s easy – “just add a Drop to line one […]

 
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How to change all lines on turnover form to add, delete or replace

LMS7.3 – IBM i Lodging Management System In the words of Jesse from the Fast Show (showing my age there) — This week I will be mostly preparing to upgrade LMS 7.1 to LMS 7.3.3 So, this Las Vegas Casino uses Turnover V100 to manage software change management across its IBM i Systems. I actually […]

 
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Turnover User Profiles – Setup IBM i *USRPRF in Turnover Change Management tool

So, we have IBM i User profiles defined and these users now want to use TURNOVER – so what next? Luckily, defining a user is very simple just launch Turnover (in this blog I use the Windows version running on Windows10) and click the machine you want to administer. TURNOVER FOR WINDOWS click SYSTEM | […]

 
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Turnover 3 – Promoting RPG using Turnover Forms

Promoting RPG So, you have completed your programming! You have tested the code in your library and it’s ready to pass on to the QA testing team or the User Acceptance Test team. How are we going to do that in Turnover? The process is called promotion and you do it using a thing called […]

 
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Turnover 2 – Checking out code, editing and compiling using the Programmers Work list

Checking out code – this is booking the code or reserving it for *you* to work on. This takes a copy of the high level (UAT, QA, TST or PROD) into your developer library and lets you work on it. You work and compile it in there using the Programmers Worklist (which is Turnover’s version […]

 
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Turnover 1 – Using iSeries Projects and Tasks

iSeries Projects in Turnover Every progam that you plan to work on much be on a Programmers worklist which will be assigned to a Project/Task (or a Project/Task/Subtask) – so just think of the project as a way of grouping similar programs, or working tasks together: Projects have Tasks. Tasks have subtasks. I hope this […]

 
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Software Change Management TURNOVER Tutorial for IBM i, iSeries and AS400

TURNOVER TUTORIAL No, I will not be teaching you how to bake a #APPLETURNOVER We will be delving into the slightly less delicious world of software change management for RPG Programmers and IBM i Software Developers. I’ve been working on a freelance gig for some time now and the client uses Turnover (by Unicom) to […]

 
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How to archive Turnover objects – Change Management for IBM i Series

Steps to remove code from scheduled Releases Simple steps to archive Turnover objects using Turnover Change Management for IBM i ( and the older iSeries / AS400 machines)   TO – Turnover Menu Option 9 – Work with Projects and Tasks Create a Worklist and then Checkout program at top level (presumably your production level) Option […]

 
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