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December 10, 2014 | Volume 9 Issue 12

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

TOP STORY: Modifying a Subfile: Change Is Good, Part 2
FEATURED NEWS: WebSmart 10.6 Includes New PHP Templates for All Levels of Web Application Development
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Full PHP Object Relations’ Support
ON-DEMAND WEBCAST: Take IBM i Everywhere with Mobile Apps – Watch the Webinar!
EVENT: Today-What's New in Security for IBM i? 
MC VIDEO PORTAL: The 12 Sections of PCI DSS and How each Relates to the IBM i Community

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Cool stuff! Check out Subfiles in Free-Format RPG: Rules, Examples, Techniques & Other Cool Stuff. Here’s your chance to learn subfile concepts and programming techniques using free-format RPG. From basic subfile usage to advanced programming, this book offers concepts, explanations and practical examples that reflect current trends. Learn everything from single-page displays to embedded SQL. Includes downloadable templates that include the DDS and RPG code! On sale now for a great low price!


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Feature Article - Programming
 
Modifying a Subfile: Change Is Good, Part 2

We started some good stuff in Part 1. Now, let's look at more.

kevin vandeverWritten by Kevin Vandever

Editor's Note: This article is an excerpt from the book Subfiles in Free-Format RPG.

 

In Part 1, I introduced a technique for modifying data files using subfiles, showing you the DDS and sample screen to let a user update, add, and delete from a name file. In Part 2, we move on to the RPG code.


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Take the next step with PHP! Expand your knowledge and understanding of this essential programming language with the latest book from PHP guru Kevin Schroeder: Advanced Guide to PHP on IBM i. Master important PHP topics such as debugging, test-driven development, web-based development, advanced object-oriented programming, and web security. You’ll also get an in-depth look at the new PHP Toolkit for IBM i provided by Zend Technologies. Don’t delay; get started today on building your understanding and skill level with this example-packed, accessible book. Order today! 


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Featured News
 
WebSmart 10.6 Includes New PHP Templates for All Levels of Web Application Development

New templates offer the most options for PHP programmers to create mission-critical web applications, including ZF2 MVC templates.


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Don't miss out! This is the hands-on guide to IBM's strategic language for IBM i. Database Design and SQL for DB2 delivers everything you need to know about database design and SQL. Author Jim Cooper gives you all the tips and techniques you need in one convenient place, whether you’re a beginner or an advanced developer. Includes real-life examples to help you hone your skills. The bonus companion website explains embedded SQL and explores client-side technologies.


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Don't miss these Featured On-Demand Webcasts:

 

Take IBM i Everywhere with Mobile Apps – Watch the Webinar!

Is mobile an initiative for your business? Find out how you can go beyond Web applications to create applications with native device capabilities, such as Camera… even if you’ve never created a mobile application!
Watch this on-demand Webinar with IBM’s Tim Rowe and Profound Logic’s Scott Klement and Alex Roytman, and discover how you can create high-quality mobile applications using your existing RPG knowledge and the right tools.

You’ll learn:

  • How the IBM i platform supports mobile development
  • Why hybrid applications are a great option to deliver mobile apps with more functionality than Web apps can offer
  • How to develop mobile apps with native capabilities without becoming an Obj-C and Java expert, or using overly complicated tools

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Introduction to Configuring iAccess Servers to use SSL Presented by Carol Woodbury

Due to popular demand, Carol has updated her presentation on configuring iAccess to use SSL sessions to include, not just the step-by-step configuration guidance but also a discussion on the benefits and challenges of using certificates from a well-known CA (Certificate Authority) vs a self-signed certificate as well as practical tips for enterprise implementation.

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Coffee with Carol: I want my Privacy!

 

Whether you are a cloud provider or a consumer of cloud technology, this session will apply to you. Using a consumer's point of view, Carol Woodbury will discuss the security considerations you'll want to make when choosing a provider as well the security measures you can expect from various types of cloud providers. Also discussed will be the types of audits that the cloud provider can supply to provide assurances of security and privacy of data.

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Create Amazing, Modern Apps With Profound UI

In this information-packed Webinar featuring IBM Champion Scott Klement and Profound Logic Developer David Russo, you’ll learn why you don’t need to compromise your investment in IBM i to deliver amazing, modern business applications!

  • A patented, drag-and-drop visual designer for easy modernization
  • The first available Handler for RPG Open Access
  • Over 150 built-in rich UI widgets that take your apps beyond anything possible in 5250
  • Integration with a suite of tools that future-proof your applications

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See What i Can Do With Modern RPG Development

Your applications deserve more than just a new look! Change the perception of the IBM i as “old” with modern development tips from IBM and Profound Logic Software.
Watch as Barbara Morris, Brian May and Alex Roytman dive beneath the GUI surface to show the benefits of:

  • Working with free-format RPG in IBM i TR7
  • Breaking free from “The Cycle” of traditional RPG development
  • Going beyond the 10 character limit in display and database files
  • And more!

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The 12 Sections of PCI DSS and How each Relates to the IBM i Community

 

In this session, Carol Woodbury draws on her experience consulting with SkyView Partners' clients and helping them with their PCI DSS implementation and compliance requirements. Carol explains each of the 12 sections of the Payment Card Industry's Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) and describes specifically how each relates to the IBM i community.


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