It seems that IBM engineers have a sense of humor … as noted in: IBM eServer iSeries Support: PTF Cover Letter: SI17148 … Thanks to Elvis Budimlic at Centerfield Technology for pointing it out in MIDRANGE-L.
Looks like Microsoft is taking aim at iSeries … We look at the iSeries as having this well-deserved reputation as superintegrated and ultrareliable — Tim O’Brien, a senior product manager at Microsoft If you read the article, there are a number of great marketing points that IBM should pick up on… there are iSeries customers…
http://www-922.ibm.com — Easy400 has a number of useful tools for internet technology resources for iSeries. The Easy400 site provides free tools that enable RPG and COBOL programmers to develop full-functional e-business solutions by just exploiting their current skills. All tools are delivered with sources.
Scott Klements has an excelent tutorial on using TCP/IP Sockets from within ILE RPG at http://www.scottklement.com/rpg/socktut/tutorial.html.
Today midrange.com is 11 years old. Of course the concept behind midrange.com is even older … the domain was registered 11 years ago. I find it quite amazing that something that started as a 286/8 Compaq Portable II with a 2400 baud modem could have grown into something as useful as this.
I’ve decided to repost some of the old IMHO articles that were on midrange.com. Currently I only have Dean Asmussen’s articles (who passed away in the spring of 2003) as sort of a homage to his memory. I’ll have to contact the other authors to make sure they want their old articles reposted.
Found this on Search400 … … how to change your FTP server to use a port other than the default port of 21. Ports in the range of 0-1023 are reserved and well-known ports, with port 21 being the established standard for FTP. The reason most people want to do this is to make it…