Feb 14

Bullworker – isometric strength and fitness

Life

My latest website project – the re-branding and relaunch of the Bullworker Europe website has taken it’s most significant step forward today: BULLWORKER [EUROPE] is alive! 2017 UPDATE – Wow! Was this really 12 years ago! How time flies. Either way, Bullworker Europe was very successful and ended up being sold and re-branded. But I’m […]

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Oct 10

RPG Code Specifications

AS400 , iSeries , Programming

EDIT: 2014: NOTE- this is an OLD blog from over ten years ago. Most of it is complete Guff now that we live in the world filled with freeformat RPG code 🙂 The first thing you should know in RPG3 or RPG400 is that it is a positional language. This means that we are allowed […]

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Aug 09

The AS400 is dead – long live the IBM iSeries

AS400 , IBM i , iSeries

The long-rumored and much-debated rebranding of IBM’s disparate server lines, known under the code-name Mach1, was announced on October 3, just a few weeks before the fall COMMON midrange trade show in Baltimore. The AS/400 is henceforth known as the iSeries 400, not the I/500, as had been widely reported. But there’s a lot more to Mach1 than renaming the AS/400. For the next several months, IBM is going to be blitzing the media and its customer base in an attempt to establish a new, unifying brand identity for its server lines, as well as new subbrand identities for the machines that used to be called AS/400s, S/390s, RS/6000s, Netfinities, and NUMA-Qs.

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Apr 01

AS/6000 to Replace AS/400 and the RS/6000

IBM i , Life

(Note: The AS/400 Geek originally wrote this piece as an April Fools joke in April of 1997 for a local AS/400 user group newsletter. Notice how close this humorous article has become reality. The text is exactly as published in 1997.) When IBM recently announced that it was moving its Austin, Texas-based RS/6000 assembly operations […]

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Jan 16

Hack This

Life

Firstly, let me say a big THANKYOU for trying to hack this, my website. I shall take it as a a compliment, a quick little thumbs up, and smile at the quirky thought process that lead you to try and login to my blog site. Shame on you, naughty little thing. Do you think there […]

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