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NodeRun Guided Lab: Employee Data Application - Part 3

Posted by Profound Logic on Apr 16, 2019 12:09:37 PM


NodeRun
is the newest Profound Logic product dedicated to making it easier for Node.js developers to create applications by moving development to a cloud-based environment. NodeRun comes with a full IDE with Visual Designer, editor, debugger, and Node.js already pre-installed. Some of NodeRun's most notable capabilities include design screens, the ability to develop and run application within the program, full debugging capabilities, the ability to install NPM packages, manage your own Node.js server, work with active sessions to see end-user activity, host database and built-in Database Explorer, a command-line terminal for full control of your space, as well as the ability to share and collaborate with other developers.

Getting started with NodeRun is quick and easy. All you need is a modern internet browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) and that's it. Every NodeRun Space is free to build and comes with its own files, database, and server. To get started visit NodeRun.com create an account and begin developing, it's that easy!

This 8 part blog series will give you a series of exercises to help you build a Node.js applications that work with employee data. This next exercise will show you how to create an employee listing application with a grid of your employee's records. 

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Topics: RPG Development, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization, Profound UI, AS 400, AS_400, Profound Logic

NodeRun Guided Lab: Employee Data Application - Part 2

Posted by Profound Logic on Apr 9, 2019 11:45:32 AM


NodeRun
is the newest Profound Logic product dedicated to making it easier for Node.js developers to create applications by moving development to a cloud-based environment. NodeRun comes with a full IDE with Visual Designer, editor, debugger, and Node.js already pre-installed. Some of NodeRun's most notable capabilities include design screens, the ability to develop and run application within the program, full debugging capabilities, the ability to install NPM packages, manage your own Node.js server, work with active sessions to see end-user activity, host database and built-in Database Explorer, a command-line terminal for full control of your space, as well as the ability to share and collaborate with other developers.

Getting started with NodeRun is quick and easy. All you need is a modern internet browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) and that's it. Every NodeRun Space is free to build and comes with its own files, database, and server. To get started visit NodeRun.com create an account and begin developing, it's that easy!

This 8 part blog series will give you a series of exercises to help you build a Node.js applications that work with employee data. This next 2 exercises will show you how use the database-driven auto-complete option and how to add a dynamic image to your display.

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Topics: RPG Development, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization, Profound UI, AS 400, AS_400, Profound Logic

NodeRun Guided Lab: Employee Data Application - Part 1

Posted by Profound Logic on Apr 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM


NodeRun
is the newest Profound Logic product dedicated to making it easier for Node.js developers to create applications by moving development to a cloud-based environment. NodeRun comes with a full IDE with Visual Designer, editor, debugger, and Node.js already pre-installed. Some of NodeRun's most notable capabilities include design screens, the ability to develop and run application within the program, full debugging capabilities, the ability to install NPM packages, manage your own Node.js server, work with active sessions to see end-user activity, host database and built-in Database Explorer, a command-line terminal for full control of your space, as well as the ability to share and collaborate with other developers.

Getting started with NodeRun is quick. All you need is a modern internet browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) and that's it. Every NodeRun Space is free to build and comes with its own files, database, and server. To get started visit NodeRun.com create an account and begin developing, it's that easy!

This 8 part blog series will give you a series of exercises to help you build a Node.js applications that work with employee data. This first exercise will show you how to create an Employee Lookup Module.

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Topics: RPG Development, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization, Profound UI, AS 400, AS_400, Profound Logic

State of IBM i Modernization Survey: Future of IBM i

Posted by Profound Logic on Mar 26, 2019 4:05:44 PM



This year's annual 'State of IBM i Modernization' survey focused on three key topics: the current state of the IBM i, the current attitude towards the IBM i, and what the future looks like for the IBM i. Profound Logic reached out to the  community with a series of vital questions on these topics and we received nearly 800 responds from developers, executives and everyone in-between. This large scale response resulted in one of our most productive surveys, giving us a wide range of answers. 

Traditionally, the negative view of the IBM i has been a roadblock for future development and modernization. This survey proves that that attitude is shifting, with more businesses having more confidence in the platform than in the past. Concerns are still present - a diminishing developer pool and outdated interfaces for example - but none that can't easily be addressed to ensure a long and healthy future for the IBM i business.

This three-part blog series will dive into the key topics discussed within the survey: This week we discuss the Future of the IBM i.

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Topics: RPG Development, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization, Profound UI, AS 400, AS_400, Profound Logic

State of IBM i Modernization Survey: Current Attitudes Towards IBM i

Posted by Profound Logic on Mar 19, 2019 11:59:53 AM



This year's annual 'State of IBM i Modernization' survey focused on three key topics: the current state of the IBM i, the current attitude towards the IBM i, and what the future looks like for the IBM i. Profound Logic reached out to the  community with a series of vital questions on these topics and we received nearly 800 responds from developers, executives and everyone in-between. This large scale response resulted in one of our most productive surveys, giving us a wide range of answers. 

Traditionally, the negative view of the IBM i has been a roadblock for future development and modernization. This survey proves that that attitude is shifting, with more businesses having more confidence in the platform than in the past. Concerns are still present - a diminishing developer pool and outdated interfaces for example - but none that can't easily be addressed to ensure a long and healthy future for the IBM i business.

This three-part blog series will dive into the key topics discussed within the survey: This week we discuss the Current Attitudes Towards IBM i. 

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Topics: RPG Development, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization, Profound UI, AS 400, AS_400, Profound Logic

State of IBM i Modernization Survey: Current State of IBM i

Posted by Profound Logic on Mar 12, 2019 1:48:32 PM



This year's annual 'State of IBM i Modernization' survey focused on three key topics: the current state of the IBM i, the current attitude towards the IBM i, and what the future looks like for the IBM i. Profound Logic reached out to the  community with a series of vital questions on these topics and we received nearly 800 responds from developers, executives and everyone in-between. This large scale response resulted in one of our most productive surveys, giving us a wide range of answers. 

Traditionally, the negative view of the IBM i has been a roadblock for future development and modernization. This survey proves that that attitude is shifting, with more businesses having more confidence in the platform than in the past. Concerns are still present - a diminishing developer pool and outdated interfaces for example - but none that can't easily be addressed to ensure a long and healthy future for the IBM i business.

This three-part blog series will dive into the key topics discussed within the survey: This week we discuss the Current State of IBM i. 

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Topics: RPG Development, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization, Profound UI, AS 400, AS_400, Profound Logic

Building A Real-World Cognitive Solution with NodeRun

Posted by Alex Roytman on Mar 5, 2019 4:27:54 PM

Recently, I wrote an article for the Cognitive Computing and AI edition of the COMMON Connect digital magazine. They asked me to discuss my thoughts on cognitive solutions and how Profound Logic was tackling the use of AI in the real world. I broke down the three stages when it comes to developing a cognitive project and also gave an example of a Watson visual recognition app I created. This blog also includes an interactive NodeRun embed that allows you to explore the code and implement your own cognitive proof of concept application. 

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Topics: RPG Development, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization, Profound UI, AS 400, AS_400, Profound Logic

Profound Logic's IBM i Spring Conference Itinerary

Posted by Profound Logic on Feb 19, 2019 1:20:40 PM

 

    

Spring is just around the corner and that means the IBM i community is gearing up for the spring conference season.  These user conferences/meetings are vital to the IBM i community to help users interact with others who may be addressing similar challenges they are, hear from the leading experts in the community, and hear about new technology that could help their businesses. This year Profound Logic will be participating in several spring conferences over the next few months. Our experts will be giving sessions on product solutions and their overall assessment of the IBM i landscape. 

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Topics: RPG Development, Events & Education, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization, Profound UI, AS 400, AS_400, Profound Logic, PLUS 2018

Profound Pro Tip: Using Charts with Profound UI Designer

Posted by Al Lusher on Feb 11, 2019 5:05:47 PM

Profound Pro Tips is a blog series focused on issues that our support team receives and questions our Profound Logic customers have. Don't see your question/concern in Profound Pro Tips? Please feel free to contact our team or leave us a comment below. 

Today’s Topic: Using Charts with Profound UI Designer

The Profound UI designer is built with a number of popular single series charts built into the widgets toolbox. These charts include the most commonly used styles and provide an easy drag and drop process for adding great looking charts to your screens. However, the charts don’t stop with the supplied styles. Profound UI comes with a license for all the FusionCharts XT charts, widgets, and maps. There are about 100 different chart and widget styles and 1000s of maps available.

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Topics: RPG Development, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization, Profound UI, AS 400, AS_400, Profound Logic

Profound Logic: 20 Years of Innovation

Posted by Profound Logic on Jan 29, 2019 4:28:52 PM

 

This year marks the Platinum anniversary for Profound Logic!  Since 1999 Profound Logic has dedicated itself to creating the most innovative products for application development on the IBM i .  
 
Over the past 20 years, we have been on the cutting edge of modernization solutions that include the first integrated HTML/RPG editor, the first RPG Open Access handler with Web and Mobile capabilities, the first DDS to HTML5 translation product, and the first automated legacy RPG to Node.js conversion service .  
 
Throughout 2019 we will be celebrating 20 years of innovation by remembering our past, showcasing our present, and looking to our future . Here are some of the ways we plan on celebrating our 20 year anniversary:

 

 

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Topics: RPG Development, Events & Education, Application modernization, IBM i applications, Node.js, Profound.js, IBM i, RPG, AS400 modernization, IBM i Modernization, Agile modernization, iSeries, Legacy Modernization, Profound UI, AS 400, AS_400, Profound Logic, PLUS 2018

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