Real-time Install of Fresche (BCD) Presto – AS400 Modernization with Web GUI

AS400

Apr 20

Time to install Presto AS400 iSeries 5250 to Web modernizer

Responsive Mobile It’s now easier for IBM i programmers to transform their green screens into web GUIs that are optimized for both desktop and mobile with Presto’s new responsive design capabilities. Presto version 7 incorporates Bootstrap, an open source framework that enables the design of truly responsive web applications, through its visual editor. Web screens designed with Presto’s responsive grid will automatically adapt to the device they are accessed from. For instance, when users access Presto web pages from their smartphones, elements such as input fields can be stacked while other elements such as images can be hidden. This allows developers to more easily create modernized green screen applications tailored to any device by using the same underlying design effort.

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The new version of Presto is out this week (version 6.8) so let’s do an install of Presto 6.8 on a client IBM i Power System and record it.

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