New Node.js Repo On the topic of Node.js, the Litmis team has started a bitbucket repo so the community has a place to document best practices, contribute code examples, etc. The documentation is on the wiki portion of the repo. The code examples can be seen in the source area. We've created an "In
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2015 will be marked as the year IBM i took its biggest steps in open source and cloud usage. Ruby on IBM i has been gaining traction this past year and was recently brought out of beta (see n1 footnote). IBM released Node.js just a month ago - which is getting some good attention. On IBM's Node.js
One of the design goals for our newest version of RPG-XML Suite was to allow for smoother handling of character sets, also referred to as CCSID’s. We’ve seen that many developers are communicating with systems using Unicode character sets such as UTF-8. In many cases, there's a need to be able
Well I'm not Charles Schwab, so the answer is unfortunately no, you can't talk to Chuck! While I'm admittedly no expert on stock investments, I do have a few thoughts when it comes to assessing future viability of programming languages. But before I digress, a short personal bio is in order for
The Krengeltech Litmis Team and IBM recently partnered to jointly maintain the xmlservice Ruby gem. We will be hosting the code and documentation on our Litmis Bitbucket account and are beyond excited! Benefits for the IBM i community will be huge. Does this mean we "own" the xmlservice gem? No.
In a recent customer survey, StrikeIron was mentioned as a leading business partner that RPG-XML Suite users utilize. StrikeIron offers many web services you can take advantage of to enrich and improve the quality of your IBM i business customer data. What kind of specific web services are
In part 2 of our series, we learned about the Ruby community and introduced RubyGems. Now we get to dive further into the many benefits available within gems for developers! Note sure what RubyGems is? For review, here is the Wikipedia definition: RubyGems is a package manager for the Ruby