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My ideas: Open Source and PASE

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Support Microsoft .NET Core and .NET Framework on IBM i

Microsoft Corp. has "open sourced" the .NET Core and .NET Framework, as well as the .NET compilers, etc., so now is the time for IBM to bring the .NET Core and .NET Frameworks to IBM i. .NET is a major software development platform, on par with Ja...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 10 Not under consideration

IBM should "open source" the source code for LPPs when they are withdrawn from marketing

Over the years, I have seen several IBM LPPs for OS/400 (now IBM i) that were withdrawn from marketing and eventually had support dropped -- for whatever reasons. I think it would be a great way for IBM to educate the world on how to build robust ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Not under consideration

Port Go Language

Port the Go language(n1) to IBM i PASE. n1 - https://golang.org/ Use Case: Finding that the Go language is becoming more popular and that some (popular) tooling is being built with it(n2,n3). Commentary from Kevin Adler: http://bit.ly/golang-twitt...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 14 Not under consideration

Ship Ruby with 5733OPS

Include Ruby as 5733OPS option. Use Case: We need a clean build of Ruby MRI. We actually use JRuby to develop our API. With recent PASE improvements (GCC, ...), we want to leave JRuby to use Ruby MRI. Ruby MRI will increase performances of our pro...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Deliver wget or curl as part of PASE

Deliver wget or curl as part of the base PASE, or rather, make sure wget or curl comes preloaded on all IBM i operating system installations. This would be instead of delivering it with 5733OPS. Use Case: As we gain momentum with open source on IB...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 5 Not under consideration

Free the Node.js runtime from obligatory UTF-8 encoding

The Node.js runtime does a wrong conversion of ideographic characters like german umlaut and italian accented letters.Characters are written like this:Päbra -> PÀbra Delbrück -> Delbrück Please free the Node.js runtime from obligatory UTF-...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Provide GCC compiler support in RDi

Provide compiler option for GCC compiler within the RDi IDE to allow seamless compiles of IFS based source. Also allow compiler options to be set as part of the set up. Use Case: Allows the creation of Open Source objects from within the RDi IDE e...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Not under consideration

Revamp Open Source installs

Currently the installation of open source (Node.js) has two very unfortunate consequences. 1 - I have to IPL my machine. 2 - It wipes out previous version (i.e. 0.12.12 will be wiped out by 0.12.13 of Node.js) This makes it very laborious and risk...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 5 Not under consideration

Provide xlc compiler on IBMi PASE

Provide the community edition of xlc compiler in the Open Source (5733OPS) package as well as the gcc compiler. RDi needs to have a plugin to support the compiler as well. Use Case: Allows building of Open Source binaries for IBMi Open Source proj...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Bug with DB2 access with NodeJs

I try to use DB2 connector for nodejs. When I call db.bindParam twice with different number of parameters, the driver raises the SQLSTATE 07001. However I have correctly close my cursor. I ship you a simple example to reproduce the problem. Use Ca...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Is a defect