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Tips and Tricks: Scott's Favorite Web Debug Tools

Posted by Scott Klement on Sep 29, 2014 6:00:11 PM

 

 
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Will i See You at RPG & DB2 Summit?

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 29, 2014 6:07:22 AM

RPG & DB2 Summit is coming up! It's time to take out your notebooks and sharpened pencils, because you'll be learning new skills with other passionate IBM i evangelists!

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IBM i #NewsinReview: Sept. 18-25

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 29, 2014 3:11:54 AM

It's important to stay informed about industry news. You'll be able to quickly adapt to any changes that may occur in the market. Here are brief descriptions of articles I thought you might find useful:

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Are You Prepared to Take Your IBM i Business Apps Mobile?

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 25, 2014 4:08:56 AM

If you missed out on this week's IT Jungle news, there was an article about IBM i mobile applications. (Check back next Monday to view the article in the weekly #NewsinReview where you can read the short briefs about IBM i news!) This demonstrates that "going mobile" has become a trending topic in our industry. With many companies implementing BYOD, are you prepared to take your business applications mobile to meet the demands of your consumers?

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Tips and Tricks: Things to Think about for Your IBM i Disaster Recovery Plan

Posted by Rick Johnson on Sep 22, 2014 8:05:27 AM

Most of us probably think of disaster recovery as something we’ll never encounter. Besides, what are the odds that a disaster will strike a facility? Don’t always think of “disasters” in terms of the worst possible scenario. A local or regional outage, or even one that affects just your data center is far more likely to happen than a catastrophic event. So, it’s better to be safe than sorry. If you’ve recently installed Profound UI or haven’t looked at your disaster recovery plan in a while, here are some things to consider.

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New Case Study: TMW Systems Delivers IBM i Web Applications with Profound UI

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 22, 2014 4:30:36 AM

TMW Systems is a leading software provider within the transportation technology market. TMW offers solutions that run on the IBM i (AS/400, iSeries) platform, which use a traditional 5250 green screen interface.

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IBM i #NewsinReview: Sept. 11-18

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 22, 2014 4:26:40 AM

We're bringing you a week's worth of news in one day! Grab some coffee and catch up on IBM i (AS/400, iSeries) news from last week:

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Topics: Events & Education

How-to Network for Those Who Hate Networking

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 18, 2014 9:21:41 AM

'tis the season... IBM i conference season, that is! Much like the Spring time, Fall is also a very busy time for RPG/IBM i professionals, with a line-up of user groups and conferences that include Transforum 2014, RPG and DB2 Summit, Fall COMMON, and ZendCon. So, the upcoming interactions with fellow IBM i professionals naturally made me want to write a blog post about networking.

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Are You Ready to Rock N' Roll at #Transforum2014?

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 17, 2014 1:21:52 AM

We know what it's like to prepare for a conference, especially one as big as Transforum. On top of having to finish action items for your supervisor, clients, and team members, you have to prepare for the conference as well! We totally understand the struggle, especially shipping items... (What a hassle!). Similar to you, we've been working tirelessly. Our CEO Alex Roytman has been preparing ferociously for the presentation with TMW on innovative solutions for IBM i and we've been preparing, gathering, and shipping items for our booth. (We're at booth #129- Come visit us!)

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Tips and Tricks: Advanced Conversion Theme Magic: Part 1

Posted by BrianMay on Sep 16, 2014 1:06:54 AM

I wanted to do a series of blog posts about more advanced conversion theme functionality. This is an area that we get questions on quite often. So in this and upcoming posts, I will lay out some examples of things you can do in conversion themes with a little bit of code.

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IBM i #NewsinReview: Sept. 4 - 11

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 15, 2014 2:19:04 AM

Here's a flood of articles from last week. Enjoy the brevity of information!

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Top 5 Features of the New Profound Logic Website

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 12, 2014 4:00:46 AM

After countless hours of writing copy, fixing broken links, and ensuring quality content for businesses looking for IBM i modernization solutions, it's finally finished! Like an excited child that's eager to show you his/her prized toy, we'd love to show you our top 5 favorite features of the brand new Profound Logic Website!

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Tips and Tricks: Spell Check

Posted by Rob Ferguson on Sep 10, 2014 6:38:05 AM

We have become accustomed to, or perhaps reliant on spell checkers in almost all tools we use to document or write. Some may argue that the spell checker makes us lazy, others will say that it makes us more efficient but we all recognize and use the familiar red squiggly lines that appear on screen as we type.

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IBM i #NewsinReview: Aug. 28-Sept. 4

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 8, 2014 1:57:13 AM

A short holiday week means less for you to read. Check out the updates from MCPress and IBM Systems Magazine:

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Are You a #Profound Developer?

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 4, 2014 4:29:12 AM

When's the last time you were challenged to be creative? Middle School? High School? We believe everyone is innately creative. We want to empower you to show it off with the rest of the community by sharing your IBM i modernization story.

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Tips And Tricks: Populate Dropdown Options from a Universal Display File Program

Posted by DRusso on Sep 2, 2014 6:16:02 AM

One of the most exciting features of Profound UI 5.0 is the Universal Display File Editor and Handler. Universal Display Files are a dead simple way to produce web output from an RPG program.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, New Features

IBM i #NewsinReview: August 21-28

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 1, 2014 3:12:48 AM

You've been busy. So here's what's happened while you were off saving the IBM i community from mayhem:

  • Partners Need To Get Certified--For Power8 And IBM i
    By: Timothy Prickett Morgan
    Brief: "IBM's PartnerWorld business partner organization sent out notices to Power Systems resellers on August 12 that all authorized business partners would have to meet new recertification requirements for the current Scale-Out Power8 systems as well as what I presume are future and impending bigger NUMA shared memory machines that are referred to as the Enterprise Power8 systems in the letter."
    Website: http://bit.ly/XVVXs7
  • Use SQL To Read IFS Directories
    By: Ted Holt
    Brief: Use SQL to access Integrated File System (IFS)
    Website: http://bit.ly/1AXVROC
  • CMS/400 Could Switch Hands in $3 Billion Private Equity Deal
    By: Alex Woodie
    Brief: CVC Capital Partners, a London private equity firm, bids $3 billion for Epicor Software, an American provider of ERP software for midsize manufacturers and distributors of an RPG based app called CMS/400.
    Website: http://bit.ly/1mYbJs3
  • 'Game Changer' Mobile App Rollout Under Way
    By: Dan Burger
    Brief: San Diego-Imperial Counties Developmental Services, Inc. (SDICDSI) chooses Profound UI to develop mobile apps that support its community based services
    Website: http://bit.ly/1vG2lPa
  • IBM Gets the US Nod to Sell System x Biz to Lenovo
    By: Timothy Prickett Morgan
    Brief: "IBM's $2.3 billion deal to sell off its entire System x business, including all of its X86 based systems and 7,500 employees who design, make, market, and sell its machines, to Chinese computing giant Lenovo Group. The deal was announced at the end of January this year, and has apparently been held up by regulators in the United States as they review the security implications of having a dominant supplier of systems controlled by a company located in a foreign nation."
    Website: http://bit.ly/1qFaqTN
  • Automatically Detecting and Re-Enabling Disabled NetServer Profiles
    By: Joe Hertvik
    Brief: How to automatically re-enable the i5/OS NetServer (NetServer) user profile when a user disables the i5/OS NetServer after opening an IBM i file share program.
    Website: http://bit.ly/1vT46bR
  • Creating A GUID In DB2 For i
    By: Michael Sansoterra
    Brief: How to create a GUID/UUID in RPG to write DB2 code that is compatible with SQL Server
    Website: http://bit.ly/1vT4aIK
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