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Node Run: Bringing Node.js to the Cloud

Posted by Profound Logic on Dec 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

One thing that sometimes holds us back from trying new technologies is the time and effort required to install and set up the environment. While installing Node.js and Profound.js are usually very straightforward it does take a little time. What if you could jump right in and start developing without having to install anything and have several application templates at your fingertips immediately?

Introducing NodeRun! A brand new cloud environment that provides users with their own spaces to create Node.js applications. The environment comes with a Visual Designer, full IDE, and has Profound.js pre-installed on a Linux virtual server. Here are some of the highlights of our newest tool:

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Topics: Events & Education

What We Are "Profoundly" Thankful For

Posted by Profound Logic on Nov 21, 2018 10:06:46 AM

Thanksgiving week is a time to reflect on what we are thankful for and who we are thankful for. Here at Profound Logic we had an unbelievable year with many things to be thankful for! 

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Topics: Events & Education

We're "Profoundly" Thankful for 2016

Posted by Profound Logic on Dec 13, 2016 5:39:02 PM

We didn't get a chance to express our gratitude on the blog this Thanksgiving; but we figure it's never too late to be thankful, especially before the holidays! Here is what few of us are thankful for this year.

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Topics: Events & Education

We're "Profoundly" Thankful for IBM i!

Posted by Profound Logic on Nov 25, 2015 5:55:07 AM

For those of us in the United States, we celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow. And in the spirit of that holiday, we took a few moments to write up the things about IBM i and its community that make us thankful. What are you thankful for with the i? Let us know in the comments!

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Topics: Events & Education

The IBM i Sky Is Falling? Not Anytime Soon, According to Experts.

Posted by Profound Logic on Nov 9, 2015 10:32:06 AM

Hearing someone proclaim "The IBM i platform is on its last leg!" is something I had to get used to when I first started working at Profound Logic. I had experience working with Microsoft and Oracle, and knew those platforms weren't going away anytime soon. But IBM i?

After a year with the company and several of these "sky is falling" claims from so-called experts, however, it quickly became clear to me that the prognostication about the demise of the IBM i wasn't accurate at all.

Here's the short of it: The AS/400 is several decades old, as is the RPG programming language. Therefore, according to these experts, the platform can't possibly be modern enough to support the needs of modern businesses.

And in that context, they're right - The AS/400 can't. But the IBM i can!

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Topics: RPG Development, Events & Education, Tips and Tricks

Profound Logic Welcomes IBM i Guru Ted Holt to the Team

Posted by Profound Logic on Sep 3, 2015 8:53:06 AM

We're excited to announce the newest member of the Profound Logic Software team: Ted Holt! Ted is a prolific author on the topics of IBM i, RPG and COBOL development, and is an editor on IT Jungle's Four Hundred Guru newsletter.

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Topics: Press Release

3 Guidelines For Delivering Power-Packed Enterprise Mobile Applications

Posted by Profound Logic on Aug 19, 2015 6:55:31 AM

As the demand for mobile enterprise applications in your business grows, and you feel the pressure to deliver, it becomes vital to make those applications as impactful as possible. But when you're a traditional RPG developer with no or limited mobile development experience, it can be overwhelming. In fact, you could be tempted to simply make your desktop applications responsive. If you’re still using green screens, you may even be tempted to use a mobile emulator for 5250. However, are those the best choices for your mobile application design?

Experts say ‘no’. While responsive desktop apps and emulators might be a tempting shortcut, you could also be robbing your end users of the elements they need to get the most from your apps. The good news is that there are many ways to deliver high-impact mobile applications, even if you have limited or no mobile development experience, thanks to rapid-development tools like Profound Mobile.

Here are three tips for designing mobile applications that have staying power:

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Topics: Mobile Development, Tips and Tricks

Overcoming Common IBM i Mobile Development Roadblocks

Posted by Profound Logic on Aug 10, 2015 9:21:48 AM

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Topics: Mobile Development, Events & Education

Profound Logic @ COMMON 2015: IBM i Demos and Education!

Posted by Profound Logic on Apr 20, 2015 11:25:04 AM

Who's ready for COMMON 2015? We are!

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Topics: Events & Education

Scott Klement's Top 10 COMMON Favorites

Posted by Profound Logic on Apr 13, 2015 5:44:11 AM

Now that it's less than two weeks before COMMON's Annual Conference in Anaheim, I'm starting to feel the excitement. There's a lot going on (as always) at COMMON, but here are the top 10 things that I'm looking forward to:

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Topics: Events & Education, Partnerships

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