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Issue Highlights

March 8, 2017 | Volume 6 Issue 3

• LEAD ARTICLE: Oops! Five Common Mistakes Newbie Mobile Web App Developers Make
• FEATURED ARTICLE: AppGyver Composer: The Rise of the "Citizen Developer"
• NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM and Salesforce Announce Landmark Global Strategic Partnership
• WHITE PAPER: Mobile Computing and the IBM i
• EVENT: WMCPA Spring Conference 2017

Lead Article - Mobile

Oops! Five Common Mistakes Newbie Mobile Web App Developers Make

Transform yourself, but watch out for the pitfalls.

Written by Jan Jorgensen

This article is not a big pointing finger to shame you about errors you make when you start creating your first mobile apps. This article is meant as a guideline to help you avoid some pitfalls in your work.

BCD Software

Responsive mobile and desktop web applications... Together at last!
Recorded IBM i Webinar

Watch this webinar to see how WebSmart's responsive Node.js, PHP and RPG web application development templates:

  • Generate a single code base for the mobile and desktop versions
  • Use Bootstrap to create applications that resize to fit various screen sizes
  • Attract new developers by using popular web technologies

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Your IBM i RPG applications are the lifeblood of your business. But their crude character-based green-screens make your RPG apps look and feel old fashioned.

ASNA Wings puts a modern Web user interface on your RPG applications quickly and easily. Wings quickly adds power and pizzazz to your IBM i RPG portfolio. Learn how in our free March 9th, 1pm CDT Webcast.

Click here to register for the free Webcast!

MC Press Bookstore

Get the latest and greatest advice from the DB2 for z/OS gurus! DB2 11: The Ultimate Database for Cloud, Analytics, and Mobile provides essential advice and explanations to ensure a successful upgrade--including feedback from early customer experiences. This book describes new DB2 11 features that can help you respond cost-effectively to the data explosion resulting from mobile applications, cloud computing, social media, and smart devices. Understand the new functions in DB2 11, plan your migration strategy, and learn about important new support for application compatibility. Get your copy today!

Feature Article - Mobile

AppGyver Composer: The Rise of the "Citizen Developer"

AppGyver Inc.'s AppGyver Composer is graphical enough that even non-programmers can use it to build mobile-device applications.

It's probably no surprise that there's an application development platform named after MacGyver, the endlessly inventive TV character who concocts ingenious devices from random materials always conveniently at hand. AppGyver, Inc.'s AppGyver Composer is a rapid mobile application development (RMAD) tool, also always conveniently at hand, which lets developers visually build enterprise apps for iOS and Android (including web deployment via HTML5) via a browser-based toolset.

MC White Paper Center

Mobile White Paper available now.

Mobile computing is rapidly maturing into a solid platform for delivering enterprise applications. Many IBM i shops today are realizing that integrating their IBM i with mobile applications is the fast path to improved business workflows, better customer relations, and more responsive business reporting. The ROI that mobile applications can produce for your business is substantial.
This ASNA whitepaper takes a look at mobile computing for the IBM i. It discusses the different ways mobile applications may be used within the enterprise and how ASNA products solve the challenges mobile presents. It also presents the case that you already have the mobile programming team your projects need: that team is your existing RPG development team!


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