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Application Development

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Allow IFS as source for compiler source files

Provide the ability to compile all object types for the IBM i from IFS based source files. Then allow the git interfaces to push the source files from the IFS to a GIT repository. Use Case: When developing applications I cannot use the IFS to stor...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 7 Delivered

Add IFS source option to CRTxxPGM

Please allow usage of IFS source files for CRTxxxPGM (such as CRTCLPGM) Use Case: Since orion is available on IBM i we can create a lot of source files in IFS. Not all CRTxxxPGM commands are enabled to make use of IFS source files.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 5 Delivered

Add TEXT options besides *BLANK for Create Service Program (CRTSRVPGM) Command

It would be nice on the CRTSRVPGM command to have an option other than *BLANK for the TEXT parameter. The default could remain as *BLANK, but the ability to change the command default to one of the following would be great! Examples:*MODULE - This...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 11 Delivered

Module IFS source name missing

CL command DSPMOD and API QBNRMODI should provide the source file name of IFS sources if the source was compiled from an IFS source.API QLICOBJD should provide a function to change the IFS source path of a *MODULE object. Use Case: When using sour...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 4 Delivered

Write CRTPGM binding result into the EVFEVENT file

The CRTPGM issues error CWX9001 at binding time when the allocated memory for a procedure exceeds its limits. However the RDi Error List tab uses the EVFEVENT file to display the compilation results, but the binding fails and object is not created...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 7 Delivered

IWS - Enable tiered architecture for IBM Integrated Web Services for IBM i

Enable IWS to connect over a network from the IWS to a backend/RPG partition. The toolbox driver is used for the connection today, but the implementation in IWS is not supporting installing the IWS to another LPAR vs where the RPG program is insta...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Delivered

ACS - add Source File open/save same as Client Access for Windows

In Run SQL Scripts of Client Access, you could open, save, save-as to/from IBM i Source PF as well as PC-based *.SQL files. In ACS, it appears that this function was omitted. Please add this function so developer can save versions of SQL scripts, ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Delivered

when an item (*module/*srvpgm) is added to a BNDDIR; insert a list entry to that object for UX support.

it is impossible for to know where, if any, a (*module/*srvpgm) has been added to a binding directory. if the addbnddire command could add a list entry to those objects (*module/*srvpgm), then the developer could simply (dspmod/dspsrvpgm) and see ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 6 Delivered

Using the IFS for source is nice. It would be helpful if CRTSRVPGM allowed an IFS path for the export source file/member.

We are testing out using the IFS to store source files for RPG apps on the i, as opposed to using file objects. This works well but for CRTSRVPGM, you are forced to specify a file object and member for the export source file. We use custom export ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Delivered

Need ability to manage which users are stopped when an SEP breakpoint is reached

Some debugging we really need to call through web front end to test with how information is set up. This means we use the same userid all people in the environment are assigned by the connector. Since debug stops as soon as the program is called. ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 5 Delivered