Our friend Aaron Bartell produced a … um … interesting (yeah, that’s the right word) video while taking a break from writing an article for System i Network magazine. What do you think?
How did we do? Well, it has been a mixed bag. Our interest in keeping the solution cross platform quickly ran aground as we faced the difficulty in getting the more entrenched RPG programmers to embrace Java as well as finding Java programmers who were comfortable in the System i world. We also got some […]
We initially began our iSeries modernization process with writing custom web apps using WDSC utilizing the Webfacing feature. I first learned about WebFacing at COMMON in San Antonio in 2004. At the time it seemed like the answer we were looking for. So, I purchased Claus Weiss’ book “Understanding the IBM WebFacing Tool.” This is […]
Five years ago I started a company with a few other folks who were trying to “save” a school administration system that was written in RPG that we did not own. In this particular case, the company that owned the software and the source code was really just using the customer base as a revenue […]
Together with user based pricing (9407-) for i5/OS, IBM released two new hardware models which support this new licensing scheme – those are the 515 for up to 40 users with limited extension capability, and the 525 for bigger deployments. The 515 is mostly the same hardware as the 520+ (1.9 Ghz Power5+). So there’s […]