Learn about some additional capabilities related to user commands.
Written by Bruce Vining
In the last article, "Need Some Help with That Command? Part II," we concluded our introduction to the User Interface Manager (UIM) as it relates to providing command help text for the command TRMLFTCHR. The complete source for the TRMLFTCHR panel group, which has only been published in pieces in past articles, is this:
EGL, now open source, continues to gain ground at IBM and is central to many newly enhanced Rational development tools.
Written by Chris Smith
If it were common knowledge that applications written in EGL ran two, three, four times as fast as those written natively in RPG or COBOL, or even Java, wouldn't programmers be just a little more interested in trying EGL for their next development project? But what happens when you, as a programmer, spend a lot of time writing an application—and it turns out to be a dog? Well, you look bad. And people think—"They sure put the wrong person on that job!" And then your boss starts to look bad, and he or she says—"Why the heck did you let me buy into that rapid application development myth anyway?"
PowerTech's annual "State of IBM i Security" study tells a scary story.
Written by Robin Tatam
Back in the dark shadows of days of old, strong security controls provided a ring of protection around IBM i information. While the majority of these controls date back to a time when the server was still known as the AS/400, it's scary how many shops still aren't using them.