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IBM Makes RPG Free Format
Oct 07, 2013

IBM Announces RPG Free Format Enhancements 3

After introducing /Free format calculation specs over a decade ago in V5R1, IBM is completing the move to /Free with the introduction of free-format....More
Writing the Application Modernization Redbook
Sep 03, 2013

The Application Modernization Redbook 

Brian May talks about his experiences as a member of the IBM Application Modernization Redbook team....More
The OpenPOWER Consortium
Aug 07, 2013

The OpenPOWER Consortium 

Brian May discusses the IBM OpenPOWER consortium announcement....More
Brian May returns to blogging
Aug 06, 2013

I'm Back 

After a long hiatus, Brian May has returned to writing....More
Nov 08, 2012

Tutorial for Developers New to RPG 

New tutorial from IBM's own Barbara Morris. came across a new resource last week and thought it would be a great item to share. Many shops I have....More
Oct 30, 2012

Unicode and You 5

There is more demand than ever for multilingual data and applications. Are you developing Unicode capable applications in RPG?....More
Oct 05, 2012

I Just Don't Understand 11

I just can't comprehend IBM i developers' insistence on staying with green screens for UI development....More
Sep 22, 2012

Preparing to Leave for COMMON Fall Conference 

Just my thoughts as I prepare to leave for the COMMON Fall Event in Columbus, Ohio. So here I am, getting ready to pack for another conference. It....More
Sep 05, 2012

Firefox's New 'Tilt' View: Great Tool for Beginners 2

I stumbled upon a great new feature in Firefox today that can help new web developers visualize the structure of a webpage....More
Aug 25, 2012

Rational Developer Does More Than RPG 2

Rational Developer is a great development tool that is based on Eclipse. Because of this, adding new functionality is as simple as loading a plug-in....More
Aug 14, 2012

Answers to Common IBM i Web Server Questions 

This is a hodgepodge of things I get asked about with regards to the IBM i web server in both my day job and as a writer/speaker....More
Jul 25, 2012

Moving from MySQL 5.0 to new Zend DBi 

I recently upgraded a system from the old version of MySQL to Zend DBi. I thought I would share my experience here to possibly save others some time....More
Jul 02, 2012

Well, Hello Out There! 2

I now have a place to vent my numerous opinions and pass along a few tips about everything IBM i. I don't know about you, but I'm looking forward to....More
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