Apr 24

How to find the fastest DNS Server

IBM i , Website

I’ve been playing with my home Wifi this week, trying to resurrect my old SCALEO Home Server which has been in deep coma since a brown out a few months ago. But I digress… So, I’ve installed a new router (Linksys WRT03200ACM) which gets mixed reviews but it looks so bloody Funky I just couldn’t […]

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Feb 27

DSPLY Sucks. QUILNGTX Rocks.

IBM i , Programming , RPG

AKA – writing a new DSPLY opcode that shows more than 52 characters Using the DSPLY opcode to quickly debug a program has long been a staple of us RPG keyboard whackers. The DSPLY operation lets us “display the data in a variable” onto the screen. Everyone uses this quick and dirty technique and everyone […]

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Jan 27

Thinking Days

Life , Programming , Religion

Hands up and stand away from the keyboard. It’s time for a thinking day. Do a little less for one day might mean doing far more for many more…. It’s not often I blog about somebody elses blog… is that Blogging2? Yesterday, I read this excellent article by John Donahoe, previous CEO of Ebay. Published […]

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