Volume 14, Number 22 -- September 24, 2014
The next issue of Four Hundred Guru will publish on October 8.
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Testing The Ruby Waters
by Aaron Bartell

As of October 2013 Ruby is supported on IBM i via PowerRuby. This is good news as Ruby has become a very popular programming language for producing web applications because of its simplicity, flexibility, and vast community. In this article we will be introducing you to tools that aid in learning Ruby on IBM i. READ MORE >

A Bevy Of BIFs: %ScanRpl (Scan And Replace)
by Jon Paris

This gem of a BIF was introduced with the V7.1 release and so was not available some five years ago when I wrote my original Bevy series of tips. Now that more people have V7.1 in their shops, I decided it was time to revisit the series and add it to the collection. It is probably my all-time favorite BIF . . . at least so far. READ MORE >

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Admin Alert: What's The Danger Zone For IBM i Disk Utilization?
by Joe Hertvik

Working on IBM i and its predecessor machines for 30 years, I sometimes have to modify or redo advice that I've relied on for years. Case in point: how full does your disk space have to be before you put your IBM i partition in danger? READ MORE >

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XPliant Takes On Broadcom, Intel With Malleable Ethernet Switch Chips

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Hurdles To Enterprise Adoption Of Hyperscale Technology

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Testing The Ruby Waters

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Admin Alert: What's The Danger Zone For IBM i Disk Utilization?

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