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IBM i Pulse: November 2nd, 2017

Posted by Tim Losee on Nov 3, 2017 9:37:17 AM

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Glad to have you back for this week's IBM i Pulse! Each week we will be taking a deeper look at the latest IBM i and Profound Logic news. 

From Our Experts:

Profound Logic in the News

New Educational Resources

Product News

  • Profound UI v5.12 is now available, and includes enhancements to the Visual Designer, Genie, and JumpStart. Learn more here.

Industry News

Deep Thinking in IBM Rochester with Watson Atalytics by Steve Wills & Charlie Guarino

Charlie recently attended the IBM i Driveway to Watson Event which was a two day event highlighting IBM's Watson's cognitive abilities for your IBM i. Some of the sessions they offered were:

  • Introduction to Bluemix
  • Introduction to Watson
  • Connecting Watson to IBM i from Open Source (On-premises vs Cloud)
  • Prepping and Untangling Data from Watson
  • Db2 for i and the Art of the Possible with Watson Services in Bluemix
  • Db2 for i and Watson Analytics
  • Connecting RPG to the World
  • Rest APIs for IBM i
  • Client Stories: Real-world Stories and Successes
  • Hands-on with RPG and Web Services
  • Hands-on with Database
  • Hands-on with Open Source

Charlie had some great insight on several of the sessions... read his insights here. 

Node.js 8 Moves into Long-Term Support & Node.js 9 Becomes New Current Release Line by Node.js Foundation

Node.js 8 will be ready for production as it transfers into the de facto Long-Term Support release line opening it up to a larger user base that demands stability and security. Node.js 8 is one of the biggest release lines from the Node.js community to date with features and add-ons like Async / Await and V8 JavaScript Engine 6.1. It is up to 20 percent faster than its predecessor Node.js 6 in typical web applications.

The Node.js Project also released Node.js 9.0.0 for developers who are interested in testing and experimentation. This release focuses on adding and testing new bleeding-edge features and is frequently updated. Therefore it is not recommended for those using Node.js in production.

Read all the new hightlights here


November 15th-17th Profound Logic will be hosting our 2nd annual PLUS Seminar for their customers. Get the most value from your Profound Logic investment and assure your modernization success. Register here today!

Topics: Events & Education, Agile modernization, Application modernization, IBM i applications, IBM i, IBM i Modernization, RPG, iSeries, AS400 modernization, Profound.js, Legacy Modernization, Node.js

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