TLA Forms from TL Ashford is the easiest, most cost-effective way to turn traditional IBMi spool files into Full-Color, professional forms in about 10 minutes! NO Programming is necessary to create forms using text with a wide range of fonts, a full selection of bar codes, including 2-dimensional bar codes, images, overlays, tables, lines, rectangles and circles.
Now that we have XML data, it's time to learn how to use it.
Written by Joe Pluta
In previous articles (parts 1 and 2), we began to explore DB2's pureXML capabilities. While DB2 provides exceptional XML data-handling, it's not enough to simply be able to store and retrieve XML data. In any real world business application, you'll also need to integrate that XML data with your existing relational data. This article shows how to do just that.
Understanding how to use the EVAL op code and the %CHAR, %EDITC, %EDITFLT, and %EDITW BIFs will help you remove even more of those MOVE and MOVEL statements from your code.
Written by Rafael Victória-Pereira
One of MOVEL's many uses is the implicit data type conversion from numeric to character. You probably have quite a few of these conversions in your code and don't even realize it. While they're not as error-prone as the reverse operation, it's preferable to have a more controlled conversion, especially because many of these operations are part of something that the end-user will see—either a message on the screen or a line on a printout, for instance. As usual, there are several ways to do this.
Have you heard? RPG is now fully free-format! This latest edition from RPG expert Jim Martin is your one-stop resource for free-format information. It’s a must-read for all RPG programmers, featuring completely updated code. See the new H, F, D and P specs in action in this easy-to-use reference guide. You’ll learn rules and syntax but also grasp how this modern style of coding can improve your overall productivity--from initial development through maintenance. Get your copy today!
Are you on information overload from the barrage of announcements and ads for BI solutions, including IBM’s new DB2 Web Query V2.1? End the confusion and get informed. This White Paper guides you in evaluating which solution may be the best fit for your company, users, budget, environment and more. It also examines:
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It concludes with a section designed to help IBM i and DB2 supporters explain the strengths of the environment to critics and the uninformed.
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Left to their own preferences, many programmers will ask to be given all possible authorities on the system. That’s because most – not all – but most programmers are focused on getting their work done and would prefer not to be concerned with security. However, many organizations have policies or have to comply with laws or regulations that limit the authorities that programmers can have – especially to production systems. This white paper describes the authorities that programmers typically need along with techniques for determining the exact authorities your programmers need to continue to perform their job functions without having an all-powerful profile.
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Introduction to Configuring iAccess Servers to use SSL
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.