November 7, 2018
- LEAD ARTICLE:Practical RPG: Using QUSROBJD in Free-Format RPG
- FEATURED ARTICLE: RPG Academy—Modernization: Is Your Application Worth Modernizing?
- FEATURED ARTICLE: IBM i: It’s Not Just AS/400
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM To Acquire Red Hat, Completely Changing The Cloud Landscape And Becoming World's #1 Hybrid Cloud Provider
- WEBCAST: Profound.js: The Agile Approach to Legacy Modernization
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: TOMORROW - NGS-IQ + Db2 + IBM i: More Value Than Ever
This article provides the details on how to use one of the most useful system management APIs, QUSROBJD.
By Joe Pluta
Whether you're looking for unused objects, analyzing library differences, or checking how current your source is, QUSROBJD provides a wide range of valuable information—so much, in fact, that you might want to spend a little time up front to make it really easy to use in your programs. IBM provides predefined /COPY books to access their APIs, but this article will introduce you to a more modern approach that can be used for QUSROBJD and throughout the IBM i API universe.
This is the big question you should ask yourself before starting a modernization process, because sometimes it’s better (and cheaper) to quit and start over.
By Rafael Victória-Pereira
You probably never thought of it this way, but before investing a cent in a modernization initiative, you should take a good, hard look at your application and ask this question:
Is my application worth modernizing?
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.
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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’s Steve Will talks AS/400, POWER9, cognitive systems, and everything in between
True or False: The IBM i operating system is just the AS/400 all over again. False! The AS/400 provided a solid foundation, but it has evolved over the years into the entirely new animal that we call IBM i.