This article is the seventh in a series related to creating user commands. The first five articles introduced how to define various command parameter features and then implement those features within the command's CL-based command processing program (CPP). Starting with the sixth article, "Providing Help Text for a User Command," we began looking at how to use the Generate Command Documentation (GENCMDDOC) command to provide a starting point for our help text. In this article, we will look at how to code User Interface Manager (UIM) text, which can be used to create and maintain our command help text.
Free printers, free educational grants, and reduced server prices are highlights of the week.
Written by Chris Smith
COMMON this week issued a statement saying that the new IBM POWER7 machines indicate IBM's continuing commitment to "ongoing investment and enhancement" to its Power Systems line of business and reiterated the user group's belief that the new systems will strengthen the COMMON community.
inFORM Decisions reportedly is generating a buzz among its clients with its latest product, iScan, a highly affordable document scanning solution for small businesses.
iScan is unique in that it is being marketed to SMBs at a comparatively low price. The solution starts at $4,800, a sharp step off competing products that cost about $20,000, making inFORM Decisions among the few—or perhaps the first—to OEM a low-end scanning module for IBM i, says Dan Forster, president of inFORM Decisions. ...