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Open Source and PASE

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Pipenv for IBM i

Pipenv is a tool that aims to bring the best of all packaging worlds (bundler, composer, npm, cargo, yarn, etc.) to the Python world. It merges pip (which you support) and virtualenv (which it seams you currently don't), together to work in unison...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Delivered

Deliver nginx webserver in 5733OPS

The nginx web server(n1) is a very popular web server that we (Krengeltech) have been using in production for almost a year on spaces.litmis.com. It works great and setup can be automated (including the use of letsencrypt.org). That is much harder...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Delivered

port tmux

Port the tmux screen multiplexer to PASE. http://krengel.tech/hackernoon-tmux Use Case: I am starting to have more scenarios where I need to have long-running PASE shell sessions (i.e. compiling Node.js). Being able to disconnect and reconnect to ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Delivered

Add support for Sequelize (Node.js package) on IBM i/DB2

Sequelize is a popular promise-based Node.js package used by thousands of sites for abstracted DB access to PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite, MariaDB and Microsoft SQL Server. It eliminates the need to write raw SQL in the appropriate "flavor" and instea...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Delivered

Please, port "jq" command to IBM i

Please, port "jq" command to IBM i OSS / YUM so we can parse JSON using scripting. Use Case: We could use jq to transform JSON files into CSV
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Delivered

Native ODBC parameter for trimming whitespace

When querying tables that contain fixed-length CHAR columns, the values that are returned retain their whitespace. Thus, a value like 'Acme Industries, Inc.' might take the form of 'Acme Industries, Inc. ' if the column is defined as 30 characters...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Delivered

open source Node.js iToolKit

The following languages have open source iToolkits that allow for community collaboration and contribution: Ruby, PHP, Python, .NET, Swift, shell(db2util). And the one that doesn't: Node.js (arguably the most popular open source language IBM i has...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Delivered

git clone https needs curl-devel

To git clone a public repo without authentication requires going the https route, as shown below. % git clone https://aaronbartell@bitbucket.org/litmis/ibmichroot.gitCloning into 'ibmichroot'...fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https' That ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Delivered

Add PIGZ to YUM repository for IBM i

Pigz is a parallel GZIP, so we can improve performance when compressing based on threads, CPUs or any quantity Use Case: With PIGZ we can improve gzip compression performance using parallelism.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

GNU tar for PASE

Add the GNU version of tar to PASE. Use Case: Using tar on /QOpenSys/QIBM/ProdData/OPS/Node4 causes "@Longlink" issues. Using GNU tar from perzl (/opt/freeware/bin/tar) doesn't have the same issue.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Delivered