December 2, 2020
December 2, 2020 | Volume 16 Issue 53
- LEAD ARTICLE: Practical OSS: MMAIL from EASY400
- FEATURED ARTICLE: RPG Academy: UI Modernization, Part 5 - From ILE to MVC, Explained
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM Cloud Delivers Quantum-Safe Cryptography and Hyper Protect Crypto Services to Help Protect Data in the Hybrid Era
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Security Bulletin: Malware Infection Discovered on IBM i Server!
- WEBCAST: UPDATED: Developer Kit: Making a Business Case for Modernization and Beyond
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: i Am The Future - NEUGC Conference, May 3 - 5, 2021
Practical OSS: MMAIL from EASY400
MMAIL is another fantastic open-source project that fills a hole in IBM's standard offerings.
By Joe Pluta
In my previous article, I introduced you to Thomas Raddatz's iSphere, one of the most robust enhancements to Rational Developer for i (RDi) out there and one that happens to be open source. In so doing, I made a passing reference to another open-source utility, Giovanni Perotti's MMAIL. MMAIL is an absolutely phenomenal piece of native software for the IBM i that is also open source.
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RPG Academy: UI Modernization, Part 5 - From ILE to MVC, Explained
MVC is a conceptual model, so it can be hard to understand and apply to your code. Let’s explore an example to help you grasp the concept a little better.
By Rafael Victória-Pereira
In the previous TechTip, I explained each of the MVC layers. I understand if you still have questions—lots of questions—on how to apply it to your code. I’ll try to help with that by presenting an example based on a previously explained fictional program. Now let’s see how that can be applied to an ILE program.
Why Migrate When You Can Modernize?
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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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.
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Node Webinar Series Pt. 1: The World of Node.js on IBM i
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).
Low Code: A Digital Transformation of Supply Chain and Logistics
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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Updated Security Bulletin: Malware Infection Discovered on IBM i Server!
Malicious programs can bring entire businesses to their knees—and IBM i shops are not immune.
Editor's note: This article introduces the April 2021 Webinar: Security Bulletin: Malware Infection Discovered on IBM i Server!, which is On-Demand and available to download and view from the MC Webcast Center.
Imagine what would happen to your organization if users couldn’t process orders, accept payments, access customer lists, or any number of day-to-day activities.