April 1, 2020
- LEAD ARTICLE: Practical Life: Living in the Coronavirus World
- FEATURED ARTICLE: RPG Academy: Database Modernization - Methodology, Part 7
- FEATURED NEWS: IBM Offers Free Tools Based on Trusted Data to Track COVID-19 Cases on Your Phone and Online
- WHITE PAPER: 2020 IBM i Marketplace Survey Results
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: Gain Peace of Mind with Support and Services for Your IBM i Applications
As the number of people sheltering in place grows, here are a few tips on surviving working from home.
By Joe Pluta
As the COVID-19 pandemic that started in China is now centered in Europe, the entire world is hunkering down. Many companies are shuttered or severely limited. Those that are still running are requiring those who can to work from home. The good news for most of us in the programming field is that we usually can work from home nearly as well as from the office, and sometimes even better. As we'll see, those of us who work on the IBM midrange may actually be in a better situation than many of our colleagues on other platforms. But that doesn't mean working remotely doesn't come without challenges. Having worked remotely as much as I have, I can help you address a few of these.
As promised, let’s go over some I/O Server sample code. Again, with the precious help of Patrick Sheehy of Adsero Optima.
By Rafael Victória-Pereira
In the previous TechTip, I introduced the concept of I/O Server. Now let’s explore a sample I/O Server so that you can better grasp the concept, starting with its header, available here.
Explore the main considerations you should be aware of before embarking on a (migration or modernization) project. Take a deeper dive into business motivations and factors that could potentially influence your decision to migrate or modernize your existing IT platform and its risks.
More than ever, there is a demand for IT to deliver innovation.
Your IBM i has been an essential part of your business operations for years. However, your organization may struggle to maintain the current system and implement new projects.
The thousands of customers we've worked with and surveyed state that expectations regarding the digital footprint and vision of the companyare not aligned with the current IT environment.
Have you been wondering about Node.js? Our free Node.js Webinar Series takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application.
Part 1 will teach you what Node.js is, why it's a great option for IBM i shops, and how to take advantage of the ecosystem surrounding Node.
In addition to background information, our Director of Product Development Scott Klement will demonstrate applications that take advantage of the Node Package Manager (npm).
Learn how businesses leverage Low-Code to continue to deliver value through digital transformation. Discover how the power of Low-Code is helping many businesses evolve their supply chain, increase ROI, and achieve more tangible results.
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Hyper-local Data, News and Information on The Weather Channel app and weather.com Help Keep You Informed About the Coronavirus
In this challenging time when more than one in four Americans are under "shelter-in-place" orders1, IBM is offering free tools to track reported COVID-19 cases near you and help you stay informed.