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My ideas: Application Development

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Create Open List (QGYxxxx) API for FIle Member List

There is no QGY (open list API) for Members of a file. There are however SPOOL files and Message ID Open LIst APIs (those that start with the QGY prefix). Provide an Open LIst (QGYOLMBRL) (Open List Member List) to allow developers to process a li...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 7 Delivered

Many commands are still missing the option OUTPUT(*OUTFILE) !

The As400 Is about 40 years old, and till todays day, many important commands do not have yet an OUTPUT(*OUTFILE) option, just OUTPUT(*PRINT). The programmer-user needs to do some patching to get it into a DB File or use it in a program. Here is a...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Delivered

Passthru validation for ssl certificates in integrated web services client for i

I am using the Axis Transport API within my RPG Program.In a test scenario i am playing with a webserver with an installed certificate, however the certificate is not in the cert store on our system i.So I get an error when when I am trying to flu...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Delivered

IBM i web services server allow update of rest web service parameters

I'm investigating creating rest web services on the iseries using the IBM web administrator for i, Applications server tab. I did a tutorial that created a student rest web service and got it working after several delete/recreates (I had a space o...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 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

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