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November 12, 2014 | Volume 9 Issue 11

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

TOP STORY: Web Service Basics for IBM i
FEATURED NEWS: New JumpStart Modernization Tool Generates Excitement with IBM i Developers
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: HelpSystems Addresses ShowCase Users' Critical Needs
MC PRESS BOOKSTORE: Top 10 Best-Selling Titles
EVENT: Reporting and Analytics for Manufacturers and Distributors
MC VIDEO PORTAL: Top 10 Security and Compliance Considerations for Cloud Computing

 

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Feature Article - Programming
 
Web Service Basics for IBM i

As you go through this chapter, know that you will probably start out creating web services in a manner that is both wrong and right.

kevin schroederWritten by Kevin Schroeder

Editor's note: This article is an excerpt from Chapter 8, "Web Service Basics," of Advanced Guide to PHP on IBM i.

 

By definition, a web service is a remote procedure call that is made over the web. The web is run using HTTP. So for a remote procedure call to be called a web service, it needs to be called over HTTP or some derivative thereof. Although several protocols are used to pass information back and forth between machines, if this exchange is done over HTTP, then it is technically a web service.


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Featured News
 
New JumpStart Modernization Tool Generates Excitement with IBM i Developers

Profound Logic Software has added yet another extremely useful feature to their Profound UI modernization suite: JumpStart, an RPG and PHP Application Code Generator.


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MC Video Portal
 

MC Video Portal

Top 10 Security and Compliance Considerations for Cloud Computing

 

Whether you are using a cloud-based application or moving your whole infrastructure to the cloud, you should consider how this move effects your organization's security and compliance requirements. In this Coffee with Carol session, Carol Woodbury will discuss the top 10 considerations you should make as well as how to ensure that your organization's security and compliance requirements are not compromised.


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Most Popular MC Press Titles
 

Top 10 Best-Selling Titles

  1. Flexible Input, Dazzling Output with IBM i
  2. RPG TnT
  3. Subfiles in Free-Format RPG
  4. DB2 10.1 Fundamentals (Exam 610)
  5. The Remote System Explorer
  6. Advanced, Integrated RPG
  7. Advanced Guide to PHP on IBM i
  8. Database Design and SQL for DB2
  9. DB2 10 for z/OS Database Administration (Exam 612)
  10. Big Data Analytics

 


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