Open Source on IBM i

ILEDocs - Project Info

Hi, as you may have already read on the MiWorkplace release info I also have been busy working on ILEDocs. First: Some REST APIs have different paths now which renders it incompatible with the previous version. The good thing is that we now also...

Rant about XMLSERVICE

Hi, First of all I want to make it clear that I have nothing against XMLSERVICE. I think it is a nice tool though I never had to work with it due to my current job and thus have no real life experience with it. And this ranting is not really...

Arraylist @ Bitbucket

Hi, as some may have noticed I am moving some of my projects to the OSSILE project. One of those projects is Arraylist. As the OSSILE project now uses git submodules to manage sub projects I have moved the source of Arraylist to its own...

Continuous Integration on IBM i

Hi, continuous integration has been a topic on any other platform for some years now. But on IBM i I never heard that term in any discussion. There is a myriad of open source tooling support on any platform but not for IBM i ... or rather there...

Lists: Arraylist vs Linked List

Hi, I am just moving my service program Linked List to the OSSILE project and I am again wondering if people know why there are two list implementations and when to use which implemenation or when to use a list at all. I am doing most of my...

BlueDroplet at ILEDocs

As there is now a functioning ILEDocs site available at rpgnextgen.com I added some real content to it. The BlueDroplet project is now in an alpha stage and can already be used for some REST services. The ILEDocs documentation of the BlueDroplet...

BlueDroplet and the library list

BlueDroplet now supports changing the library list on startup. You can either add library list entries to the user portion of the library list or replace the whole user portion of the library list. Happy RESTing!...

ILEDocs Revival

Hi, creating documentation has always been a major PITA in software development. Tools try to ease the process of creating good documentation. There are different kind of documentations (mostly different by the scope and/or detail and/or...