A recentarticleby Jon Paris and Susan Gantner tells the story of an IBM i user who embarrassingly confessed having to use "the DOS window." It's worth a read.
Written by Steve Pitcher
Green-screens? What is this, the 1980s?
When I see green, I see red. User perceptions of our systems are that important. We should ensure that those perceptions are that we run modern systems. An easy way to do that is to present users with a modern interface. A simple way to do that, rather than display a traditional green-screen, is to deploy a solution like IBM i Access for Web.
Some charts are easier to understand if the original data is also available. Learn how to place a chart and a data table side by side and then link them so the user can interact with both.
Written by Rafael Victória-Pereira
Usually a well-chosen and properly formatted chart is all it takes to get your message across, but there are times when you also want to include the original data. You'd do this to provide the level of detail that some charts lack (see the Intensity Map, for instance). This can be achieved by using two APIs simultaneously; you'll need to add the Table API to whichever chart you want to show. In this TechTip, I'll use the Combo API side by side with it to achieve this: