April 7, 2021
- LEAD ARTICLE: Practical OSS: MkDocs for the IBM i, Part 2
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Programming in Python
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM Celebrates Global Women Leaders Shaping the Future of AI for Business
- FEATURED NEWS: IBM Launches Fourth Annual Call for Code Global Challenge to Tackle Existential Threat of Climate Change
- WHITE PAPER: White Paper: Node.js for Enterprise IBM i Modernization
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: iBasics: Basics of CL Programming
MkDocs, the dynamic static site generator, or how I built a website without writing any HTML.
By Joe Pluta
In my last article, I introduced MkDocs, a wonderful static site generator. Today I’m going to show you what I consider to be the most important feature of MkDocs: the dynamic debugging mode. But to get there, we have to build a page. Along the way, I’ll briefly present a few of the fundamental features of MkDocs, features that we’ll address in more detail later.
Python pretty much follows the usual programming paradigms that we are all familiar with. It has all the variable assignment stuff you would expect, and it has five very basic data types.
By Pete Helgren
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 9 of Open Source Starter Guide for IBM i Developers, by Pete Helgren.
No big surprises here except for “complex” numbers that, frankly, I don’t understand. You math geeks may be encouraged by the presence of a complex number, but, well, I haven’t used them. But integers, longs, and floats I understand.
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.
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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.
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In addition to background information, our Director of Product Development Scott Klement will demonstrate applications that take advantage of the Node Package Manager (npm).
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IBM Launches Fourth Annual Call for Code Global Challenge to Tackle Existential Threat of Climate Change
New partners including Heifer International and charity: water join IBM developer ecosystem and open source community to take on climate threat
Together with Call for Code Creator David Clark Cause, Charitable Partner United Nations Human Rights, and the Linux Foundation, IBM today announced the launch of the 2021 Call for Code Global Challenge. This year's competition invites the world's software developers and innovators to combat climate change with open source-powered technology.