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Sep 18

IBM i Webservices – REST vs. SOAP

IBM i , Programming , Webservice , Website

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?

IBM i , Programming , Webservice

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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Jun 17

RPGLE Webservices – RPGLE Converting Character to Numeric

IBM i , Programming , RPG , Software Change Management , Webservice , Website

I’m in the final stages of a fun project writing web-services to interface INFOR System21 (on an IBM i aka AS400) with ACSIS Visitrack (on Windows Server), we are consuming (receiving) and serving (sending) all data in a standard alphameric layout But… as any RPG programmer will know… the conversion between alpha to numeric is […]

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