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September 24, 2010 | Volume 7 Issue 38


TOP STORY: The CL Corner: Need Some Help with That Command? Part II
FEATURED ARTICLE: mrc Offers Users a Crash Course in Modernization
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Raz-Lee Enhances iSecurity Visualizer with BI Features
FORUM: Which User Has a Record Locked?
EVENT: COMMON 2010 Fall Conference and Expo
BLOG: System i Management Tips

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Feature Article - Programming
The CL Corner: Need Some Help with That Command? Part II

Additional UIM capabilities provide more help text with user commands.

bruce_viningWritten by Bruce Vining

In the last article, "Need Some Help with That Command?", several User Interface Manager (UIM) tags related to the formatting of help text were introduced, including these:


Feature Article - Programming
mrc Offers Users a Crash Course in Modernization

Tool-maker supports an approach to modernizing legacy applications it calls "extend and surround" that advances the idea of eating the elephant one bite at a time.

chris_smithWritten by Chris Smith

Application modernization is a process that has been ongoing for some time. Even though the momentum has picked up pace recently, there are companies that have been working on this challenge for awhile and have a depth of experience. Two new white papers from tool developer mrc can help clarify the issues a company must face when considering modernization alternatives and help companies select which one of several specific approaches it may wish to take on this journey toward application modernization.


MC Industry Events Calendar

September 27th to October 1st:

The 400 School: Control Language Programming Works ...  Webcast / Webinar

September 28th to September 30th:

SSON: Finance Transformation 2010  Conference

September 28th:

10:00 - 11:00 Central  Vision Solutions: The Changing Face of Availabilit ...  Webcast / Webinar

September 30th:

12:00 - 1:15 Central  COMMON: Coding HTML and CSS   Webcast / Webinar

12:00 - 1:00 Central  Dump Your FTP Server and Get Compliant!   Webcast / Webinar

October 4th to 6th:

COMMON 2010 Fall Conference and Expo  Conference & Exposition

October 4th to 8th:

IBM System z Technical University Conference & Exposition

October 5th:

9:30 - 10:45 Central  UNIT4 CODA/COMMON: Integrate Web-based, Legacy App ... Conference & Exposition

October 7th to 8th:

ASNApalooza 2010  Conference


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