The IBM i no longer stands alone. It now lives harmoniously with its other server brethren. Flexible Input, Dazzling Output with IBM i shows you how to build the interfaces you need to move data between servers. The free, open-source code and tools included with the book allow you to import and export data, automate data transfers, create attractive charts and graphs easily, generate top-notch Excel spreadsheets, and much more. And it's all done with the language you know and love: RPG. Pre-order yours today!
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Today, it's all about input and output. Getting data into the IBM i from non-traditional sources and then displaying it back out again in varied formats. But where can you go to learn all that you need to know about this critical skill?
Written by David Shirey
Read a good technical book lately? Normally, I would have said "Me either," but I just finished Flexible Input, Dazzling Output with IBM i by Rafael Victoria-Pereira, and I give it an enthusiastic two thumbs up—fine summer fun!
Now Available in eBook Format: IBM System i APIs at Work, Second Edition: In this latest edition of the best-selling API reference, acclaimed expert Bruce Vining completely rewrites the book on APIs. With over 700 information-packed pages this is the ultimate API guide and a must-have for any professional working with System i (AS/400, i5/iSeries). Get your copy today!
Will there always be RPG and COBOL programmers? Learn how to access files natively using C and C++. Your application’s future may depend on it.
Written by John Vriezen
Google "Most popular programming languages in the world," peruse the top results, and you'll find that C and C++ programming languages are consistently among the top five languages listed. For COBOL and RPG, you have to dig a little deeper. On one site, programming language popularity based upon search engine hits is reported monthly. As of August 2014, COBOL had slipped to 29th, (down from 27th in July) and RPG was lumped in with an alphabetized list of those that ranked from 51 through 100, down from 47th in July. By the time you read this, who knows where they will be.
System i Disaster Recovery Planning addresses the special disaster recovery planning issues of IBM i. It is your step-by-step guide to developing an effective, workable plan to protect your company's assets should the unthinkable happen. This title is now available in eBook format.
While no one can be aware of every potential problem that may affect the system, you can reduce the impact of issues by proactively monitoring the areas where IBM i and the network overlap. Download this white paper and learn how to:
Calculate the cost of problem resolution
Anticipate communication issues
Expose network bottlenecks
Evaluate your need for proactive network monitoring
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Step by Step Approach to Implementing Object Level Security
In this Webinar:More organizations are realizing the need for implementing object level security -- especially for database files that contain information which must comply with various laws or regulations. But the question many administrators have is, how do you secure files without breaking the application or other processes? During this presentation, security expert Carol Woodbury will discuss how. Configuration options, testing steps, "gotchas" to avoid, along with real-life examples will be presented.