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The Language Barrier

Posted by Scott Klement on Aug 9, 2013 11:39:54 AM

I was given the interesting assignment of changing Profound UI so that any runtime messages would be available in any language chosen by the customer. I can definitely see why. Prior to this project, most of the messages that the product provided were in English, which is clearly not suitable for non-English speakers.

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Topics: Development, New Features

The Profound UI Mobile Client

Posted by Scott Klement on Jun 17, 2013 6:58:42 AM

In version 4.6 of Profound UI we introduce our new mobile client that makes it dead simple to create powerful mobile apps. This feature is designed to make it easy for RPG programmers to write ILE RPG programs that run on IBM i, but send their screen output so that they look and feel like native mobile apps running on an Apple iOS or Android device.

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Topics: Mobile Development, Development, New Features

Upcoming Features for Mobile Applications

Posted by DRusso on May 14, 2013 3:05:51 AM

Profound UI version 4.6.0 is scheduled for release in early June. With this update comes a set of new features that will help you take your mobile application development to the next level. This article gives a breakdown of the upcoming goodies. Subsequent articles will show how each of them can be used to give your mobile applications that extra bit of functionality and polish.

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Topics: Mobile Development, RPG Development, Development, New Features

Enhancements for Database-driven Components

Posted by DRusso on Mar 26, 2013 1:36:32 AM

In recent releases, Profound UI has been updated to increase the security of database-driven widgets, such as drop downs, grids, charts, and combo boxes. Along with hardened security, the updates also simplify the process of configuring these components to select or omit certain records through the introduction of SQL parameter markers.

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Topics: RPG Development, Development, New Features

SQL Date/Time Formatting Options

Posted by DRusso on Feb 26, 2013 4:23:52 AM

As you may be aware, Profound UI’s database-driven components can save a lot of work! Using these components, you can build dropdowns, grids, charts, etc., over your DB2 data without having to write any manual code.

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Topics: Development, New Features

New JavaScript Editor in Designers

Posted by DRusso on Feb 6, 2013 2:09:36 AM

The Profound UI Visual Designer and Genie Designer include various events that can be used to process user actions (such as a mouse click or a key press) in the browser using JavaScript code.

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Topics: Development, New Features

Integrating Profound UI with other JavaScript Frameworks

Posted by Alex Roytman on Jan 14, 2013 9:44:55 PM

Profound UI is a comprehensive Web 2.0 user interface framework. It has features similar to other popular JavaScript frameworks you may have heard about, such as jQuery, ExtJS, or Dojo. However, unlike most other JavaScript frameworks, Profound UI is designed to be driven by a server-side language, such as RPG, rather than client-side JavaScript. This way, RPG developers can be productive right away in creating functional Web 2.0 applications. They can do most tasks using just RPG code, while HTML, JavaScript, and CSS would only be required for advanced functionality.

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Topics: Development

New Chart Properties in Profound UI

Posted by Rob Ferguson on Jan 10, 2013 2:32:22 AM

Profound UI’s chart widget allows you to create a variety of different charts driven from either an RPG program or a direct SQL request to a database file. In Profound UI version 4.2.2. some new features were added to the chart widget allowing you to detect if a chart section was clicked. A new property onchartclick is available to fire any client side JavaScript and the chart response property allows you to send a response back to your RPG program for server side handling.

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Topics: Development, New Features

Profound UI 4.2.2 Is Available

Posted by Profound Logic on Jan 9, 2013 6:12:15 AM

Profound Logic has released version 4.2.2 of Profound UI, our IBM i application development and modernization platform.This release includes product enhancements and improvements such as:

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Topics: Development, New Features

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