Need to know when "something" has finished? The Command Analyzer Retrieve exit point capability tells you what you need to know.
Written by Bruce Vining
This month, I had planned on looking at the DDS details of implementing the message subfile (record formats MSGSFL and MSGSFLCTL) used in last month's article, "Letting the User Know What's Right and Wrong." I am, however, going to defer that discussion due to an IBM CL command enhancement that became available just last week.
Today's drag-and-drop prototyping applications could turn designing a modern interface into child's play.
Written by Chris Smith
Designing colorful, artistic, and user-friendly interfaces is not something that RPG programmers generally could claim on their resumes. With the advent of Web services and mobile applications, as well as the increasing acceptance of Rational Open Access RPG Edition to help facilitate output to mobile and tablet devices, designing attractive UIs is something programmers may soon be asked to do in the future with greater frequency. One solution for those of us who didn't minor in graphic design could be to use a wireframe tool.