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Joseph Gulla

JOSEPH GULLA | IT Trendz | RSS

Recapping Blogs on Skills, Trends and Teachings

This is the first of two recollections looking back at posts from IT Trendz published in 2017. If you read IT Trendz, you have probably noticed that the posts that appear week-to-week are usually part of a theme or linked to a main idea. An individual post explores some aspect of the subject. Usually, I have three or four posts on the idea. In this post, I want to explore three of the 12 themes (and some of the 49 variations) that I explored and discussed last year. 

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JESSE GORZINSKI | Open Your i | RSS

IBM i Open Source and the Talent That Follows

Today's topic is IBM i development skills. IBM has been committed to ensuring that talented employees of all backgrounds can flourish on the platform. This is evident with the evolution of RPG, the continued enhancement of developer tools, the invention of Open Access, and so on.

Michael AM Felt

MICHAEL AM FELT | SecuringAIX | RSS

Revealing the Obvious in OpenSSL

I’ve always felt that I understood the process of using OpenSSL for self-signed certificates and signing my own certificates—almost. Many times I have used a search engine to read up on “build your own ca server” and always I have not felt “this is it!” I did the same again today and, generally speaking, the results were the same: Create a self-signed certificate and use this to sign certificates.

Dawn May

DAWN MAY | i Can | RSS

Active Memory Pools with Navigator for i

On the “green screen” you can see what pool a job is running in with Work with Active Jobs (WRKACTJOB); press F11 one time and you’ll find a column with the pool number. That’s nice, but you need to know the description of the pool that number is associated with.

Jon Paris and Susan Gantner

JON PARIS AND SUSAN GANTNER | iDevelop | RSS

New Year, New RDi

Happy 2018! If you're an RDi user and you haven't yet updated to V9.6, you may want to give it a try and start off the new year with some nice new capabilities. And if you aren't an RDi user at all, what a great time to give it a try! 

Steve Will

STEVE WILL | You and i | RSS

Teaching RPG to IBM i Developers

One of the keys to our IBM i strategy has been to transform RPG into a modern programming language that can be learned easily by non-RPG developers. From survey results to case studies and interactions with developers at user groups and conferences, I think it’s pretty clear we’re making good on that strategy.

Troy Coleman

TROY COLEMAN | DB2utor | RSS

Enhancements for Db2 Native REST Web Services

IBM recently released some fixes and new functionality for Db2 for z/OS. If you're currently using and or planning to use Db2 native RESTful web services, you should apply this maintenance. For Db2 11, apply APAR PI86867; for Db2 12, apply APAR PI86868.

Rob McNelly

ROB MCNELLY | AIXchange | RSS

Legacy Environments: What Can Be Done?

Following up on a previous post about customers that continue to rely upon legacy systems, I'm curious: What would you do if you had to manage an environment with old POWER machines running AIX 5.3?

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