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IBM i Pulse: April 27th, 2018

Posted by Tim Losee on Apr 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM


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. 

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3 Ways IoT Makes Life Simpler by John Walicki

When we discuss Internet of Things (IoT) some of the first things that come to mind are Amazon's Alexa and Google Home. These types of devices are making our everyday lives simpler and easier to manage by doing simple tasks like scheduling appointments, setting reminders, and ordering products. But, IoT is going farther beyond just voice commanded devices. Here are 3 ways that IoT is making our lives simpler:

  1. Smart Homes - Besides the use of in-home devices like Alexa and Google Home, IoT devices are making smart homes even smarter. Temperature controlled rooms, lighting adjustments, smart appliances like refrigerators and washing machines. All are now able to gather data and make adjustments to our home lives. 
  2. Cognitive Commerce - IoT devices are being developed to help expedite the buying process for consumers. Things like buying gas, paying for parking meters, and even grocery shopping will soon be as easy as walking into a room.
  3. Work Data - Numerous devices are being developed to help track and manage things like inventory and data at work. This allows employees to easily access information as well as documenting incoming data.

Profound.js allows you to easily connect the data on your IBM i to any IoT device and take full advantage of this new technological revolution.

Read more about the future of IoT here

Node.js Project Introduces Node.js 10 by Node.js Foundation

This week the Node.js Foundation released Node.js 10 release line which will become the new active Long Term Support release line. This newest update comes with several new features and improvments including:

  • N-API adds ABI stability to Node.js; helps module maintainers and production deployments
  • Modernized cryptographic support
  • Error Handling Improvements
  • Performance Improvements
  • Improved diagnostics trace and post mortem
  • Npm version 6 coming to Node.js 10.x release line
  • Experimental Promisfied Versions of the ‘fs’ Functions
  • New JavaScript Language Capabilities

Get all the details of the new release line here

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