Volume 16, Number 04 -- February 23, 2016
Sponsored By

RSF-HA Keeps You Going While it Saves You a Bundle


· Replicate your entire system for High Availability.
· Easy to set up. Easy to monitor.
· Full role swap support.
· Mirror libraries, IFS directories, user profiles, configuration
    changes, spooled files and more!


· All this, at a price that will make you smile.


Bug Busters has been providing quality software solutions for the iSeries and AS/400 since 1988.


Download a Free Thirty-Day Trial:

Sponsored By

Do you need area codes?
Do you need ZIP Codes?
Do you need ZIP+4?
Do you need city or county names?
Do you need a dealer locator system?

We can HELP!
We have affordable AS/400 software
and data to do all of the above.
Call us for 30 days FREE.

WorksRight Software, Inc.
Phone: 601-856-8337
Fax: 601-856-9432
E-mail: software@worksright.com
Web site: www.worksright.com

PHP Crash Course For RPG Developers
by Chris Ringer

Suppose your boss tasks you with grabbing and processing some XML from an HTTP request to create a new customer order. If you have a deer in the headlights expression on your face, don't fear, you don't have to punt this request over the cubicle wall to the web developers. Without weeks or months of training, you can build a PHP script to retrieve the XML data that RPG can parse. READ MORE >

SBMJOB, CALL, And Decimal Parameters
by Ted Holt

In spite of my great admiration for the IBM i operating system, I have to admit it has its idiosyncrasies. One of them, which has been there since Day 1, is the way the Submit Job (SBMJOB) command reformats decimal parameters of the CALL command. Fortunately, a relatively recent addition to CL provides an easy way to deal with this quirk. READ MORE >

Sponsored By

Upgrade Your Skills at the Summit!

Rise to the i can . . . can you? challenge at the RPG & DB2 Summit March 22-24 in Dallas.

Learn the latest in practical, use-it-today tips and techniques on RPG, SQL, DB2 for i, ILE, RPG & the Web, Web Services, RSE/RDi, PHP, mobile apps & more!

Plus get 1-on-1 advice from top experts like Jon Paris, Susan Gantner, Paul Tuohy, and Ted Holt in a highly interactive, fun environment.

Check out the session grid and register by Feb. 26 to reserve your room at the Embassy Suites for just $149/night. . . while they last!

XML-INTO And Optional Elements
Hey, Jon:

I am working on an RPG program that does some very basic pre-processing of an XML document before passing it along to another program for final processing. Even though my program works, it fills up the job log with error messages. Can you help me get rid of them? READ MORE >

Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >

Senior Technical Editor: Ted Holt
Technical Editor: Joe Hertvik
Contributing Technical Editors: Edwin Earley, Brian Kelly, Michael Sansoterra
Publisher and Advertising Director: Jenny Thomas
Contact the Editors: To contact anyone on the IT Jungle Team
Go to our contacts page and send us a message.

Sponsored Links

COMMON:  2016 Annual Meeting & Expo, May 15 - 18, in New Orleans! Great Power Systems event!
System i Developer:  RPG & DB2 Summit - March 22-24 in Dallas. Check out the session grid!
BCD:  Webinar - Getting Started with PHP on IBM i with Mike Pavlak. Feb 25


The Four Hundred
The Job Market For The People Who Make The IBM i Go

SEQUEL Data Warehouse Picks Up Where RODIN Left Off

iNext Revealed As IBM i 7.3

Mad Dog 21/21: Legacy System

The Rewards of IBM i Community Engagement

Four Hundred Monitor
Four Hundred Monitor's
Full iSeries Events Calendar

System i PTF Guide
February 22, 2016: Volume 18, Number 8

February 13, 2016: Volume 18, Number 7

February 6, 2016: Volume 18, Number 6

January 30, 2016: Volume 18, Number 5

January 23, 2016: Volume 18, Number 4

January 16, 2016: Volume 18, Number 3

The Platform
The Myth Of In-Memory Computing

The Joys of Not Owning a Supercomputer

Will Enterprises Do Single Source Or Hybrid Clouds?

China Lays The Chip Foundation For Its Next Platform

Dell Brings Hyperscale Iron Down To Telco Clouds

Apache Arrow Targets High Performance for Big Data Systems

Nutanix Squeezes Lots More Performance From Server-SAN Hybrid

EMC, VMware Push VSAN Hyperconvergence To The Limits

Layering on Machine Learning to Speed Data Transformation

Tech Refined at ARM Targets HPC I/O Bottlenecks

ARM Servers: Qualcomm Maps Out Datacenter Battle Plan

Enterprises Take A Slight Pause To Process


Bug Busters Software Engineering
WorksRight Software
System i Developer

PHP Crash Course For RPG Developers

SBMJOB, CALL, And Decimal Parameters

XML-INTO And Optional Elements

Four Hundred Guru


Subscription Information:
You can unsubscribe, change your email address, or sign up for any of IT Jungle's free e-newsletters through our Web site at http://www.itjungle.com/sub/subscribe.html.

Copyright © 1996-2016 Guild Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Guild Companies, Inc., 50 Park Terrace East, Suite 8F, New York, NY 10034

Privacy Statement