August 10, 2018
- LEAD ARTICLE: TechTip: A Primer to Bootstrap 4, Part 1
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Why the IBM i Community Needs to Pay Attention to GDPR
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Using Apache as a Reverse Proxy on IBM i
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM i CIO Summit Features Db2 for i Briefing with IBM’s Scott Forstie
- WEBCAST: Data Breaches: Is IBM i Really at Risk?
- MC VIDEO SHOWCASE: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: Innovate at the RPG & DB2 Summit
Let’s scratch the surface of the new version of Bootstrap.
By Jan Jorgensen
You sit down in your office and fold your hands behind your neck. You are very pleased with yourself. You have just finished writing an RPG CGI program that will display sales data, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to show the production figures for last week, and the order intake split on country areas. Everything now runs fine on the intranet, and users can see it all when they connect their laptops to the VPN. Life is good, and you sing The Beatles’ “Don't Let Me Down” to yourself: Nobody ever loved me like she does. Oh, she does, yeah, she does.
Carol explains why it’s likely you could be affected by GDPR…even if you don’t think you are now or will be later.
By Carol Woodbury
There are two reasons that the IBM i community needs to pay attention to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, better known as GDPR. This article explores both.
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!
Download your copy today!
The annual Profound Logic ‘State of IBM i Modernization Survey” takes a look at the trends and attitudes that shape the IBM i modernization market. We reached out to the IBM i community, and the response was outstanding: close to 800 people, nearly 300 more than last year, took the survey. This enthusiasm resulted in very interesting findings for how businesses plan to use and modernize the platform in the coming year.
As you read through each section of the survey, you will see our summary of the results and suggestions for the future. We hope the survey will help your business better understand what is possible for your IBM i platform in the coming year.
Protecting your organization from cyberthreats has never been more important—or more difficult.
In 2018, HelpSystems surveyed more than 600 IT and cybersecurity professionals to find out what security exploits loom largest and what strategies they’re turning to for protection.
Watch to learn about:
- Security strategies your peers are most interested in implementing
- How managers and executives prioritize security
- Who is responsible for cybersecurity at organizations around the world
- Where IT pros turn for assistance with security
You'll also get practical tips for using this data to drive cybersecurity conversations at your organization.
It's time to make your apps proud to be seen! Whether you have green screens or a drab GUI, your outdated apps can benefit from modern source code, modern GUIs, and modern tools. Alex Roytman and Liam Allan show you how Free-format RPG and Node.js make it possible to deliver apps your business will love.
You'll learn how you can use both Profound UI and Profound.js to: Transform legacy RPG code to modern free-format RPG and Node.js; Deliver truly modern application interfaces with Profound UI; Extend your RPG applications to include Web Services and NPM packages with Node.js.
TRY the one package that solves all your document design and printing challenges on all your platforms.
Produce bar code labels, electronic forms, ad hoc reports, and RFID tags – without programming! MarkMagic is the only document design and print solution that combines report writing, WYSIWYG label and forms design, and conditional printing in one integrated product.
ACO MONITOR is a complete systems management solution for your Power Systems running IBM i. ACO MONITOR manages your Power System 24/7, uses advanced technology (like two-way messaging) to notify on-duty support personnel, and responds to complex problems before they reach critical status.
ACO MONITOR is proven technology and is capable of processing thousands of mission-critical events daily. The software is pre-configured, easy to install, scalable, and greatly improves data center (and staff) efficiency.
Use this handy technique to get the most from your IBM i Web app resources
by Pete Helgren
Editor’s note: This article is excerpted from chapter 11 of Open Source Starter Guide for IBM i Developers.
Apache is the latest incarnation of HTTP server on IBM i. What can you do with Apache? Well, since Apache is so efficient in serving up static resources and resources passed to it from CGI programs, you can leverage it for many things. I use it primarily as a reverse proxy for the plethora of programs, pages, and other plumbing in my Web apps (nice alliteration, eh?).