Volume 13, Number 11 -- April 9, 2013
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BCD Tackles Mobile App Development with WebSmart Mobile
by Alex Woodie

Business Computer Design Int'l. yesterday unveiled a beta version of WebSmart Mobile, a new component of its WebSmart development environment. The new software, which was announced at the COMMON conference in Austin, Texas, uses jQuery Mobile to enable IBM i developers to create Web-based mobile apps that deploy to smartphones and tablets running iOS, Android, Windows 8, and Blackberry platforms. READ MORE >

Profound Framework Moves to Open Source
by Dan Burger

Application development tool vendor Profound Logic has taken its user interface framework open source citing benefits such as increased capability for users to control their own software, improved integration between the IBM i and other platforms, no-cost opportunities for companies and developers to test the application modernization waters, and a route to development that avoids vendor lock-in. It's Profound's latest step in providing IBM midrange shops with an RPG tool that is more open and transparent. READ MORE >

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VAULT400 Now Available As IBM i Solution Edition
by Alex Woodie

United Computer Group is hoping to give private IBM i clouds a run for their money with the IBM i Solution Edition for VAULT400, which was unveiled yesterday at the COMMON conference in Austin, Texas, and combines UCG's data vaulting software with Power Systems servers. In the near future, UCG plans to unveil a menu of IT services that it says will give IBM i shops many of the advantages of moving to a private cloud, without giving up physical ownership of the box. READ MORE >

Education the First Step in TEMBO's Quest for Database Modernization
by Alex Woodie

It's been nearly a year since TEMBO Technology Lab launched its flagship database modernization tool, called Adsero Optima Foundation, in the US market. Since then, the product has garnered interest from dozens of American IBM i shops, who are intrigued with the prospect of migrating from old DDS to the SQL engine. While the folks at TEMBO would have preferred a warmer reception--and a quicker sales ramp-up--they understand that there's a need for greater education on the topic of database modernization. READ MORE >

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New Design Tool Coming from look
by Dan Burger

The development of Web and mobile applications in IBM midrange shops is at the intersection of tools and talent. Companies with the talent are looking for the right tools. Companies that are short on talent, or have the talent but the talent doesn't have the time, are looking for turnkey solutions. Either scenario is good for companies like looksoftware, which this week announced the soon-to-arrive version 10 release of its design and development environment known as newlook. READ MORE >

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• Why Your i Should Never, Ever Be Left Unattended On the Internet

• JDA Unveils New Cloud-Based Supply Chain Platform

• Quadrant Adds QR Code Support to Formtastic

• Help/Systems Gets Its Splunk On with 'InterMapper' Launch

• AURA Equipements Touts its SQLiPlug

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 >

Editor: Alex Woodie
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Timothy Prickett Morgan
Publisher and Advertising Director: Jenny Thomas
Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
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BCD Tackles Mobile App Development with WebSmart Mobile

Profound Framework Moves to Open Source

VAULT400 Now Available As IBM i Solution Edition

Education the First Step in TEMBO's Quest for Database Modernization

New Design Tool Coming from look

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

Why Your i Should Never, Ever Be Left Unattended On the Internet . . . JDA Unveils New Cloud-Based Supply Chain Platform . . . Quadrant Adds QR Code Support to Formtastic . . . Help/Systems Gets Its Splunk On with 'InterMapper' Launch . . . AURA Equipements Touts its SQLiPlug . . .

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