Modernizing IBM i Applications from the Database up to the User Interface and Everything in Between

Modernizing IBM i Applications from the Database up to the User Interface and Everything in Between

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This IBMAr RedbooksAr publication is focused on melding industry preferred practices with the unique needs of the IBM i community and providing a holistic view of modernization. This book covers key trends for application structure, user interface, data access, and the database. Modernization is a broad term when applied to applications. It is more than a single event. It is a sequence of actions. But even more, it is a process of rethinking how to approach the creation and maintenance of applications. There are tangible deliveries when it comes to modernization, the most notable being a modern user interface (UI), such as a web browser or being able to access applications from a mobile device. The UI, however, is only the beginning. There are many more aspects to modernization. Using modern tools and methodologies can significantly improve productivity and reduce long-term cost while positioning applications for the next decade. It is time to put the past away. Tools and methodologies have undergone significant transformation, improving functionality, usability, and productivity. This is true of the plethora of IBM tools and the wealth of tools available from many Independent Solution Providers (ISVs). This publication is the result of work that was done by IBM, industry experts, and by representatives from many of the ISV Tool Providers. Some of their tools are referenced in the book. In addition to reviewing technologies based on context, there is an explanation of why modernization is important and a description of the business benefits of investing in modernization. This critical information is key for line-of-business executives who want to understand the benefits of a modernization project. This book is appropriate for CIOs, architects, developers, and business leaders. Related information Making the Case for Modernization, IBM Systems MagazineDRDA defines protocols for communication between an application program and a remote relational database. From an IBM i perspective, this ... More information about using configuring relational database entries can be found in the Distributed Database Programming Manual, found at: ... Using this gateway, DRDA servers are accessible from any Oracle supported platform and network environment. For more ... It provides Call Level Interface, ODBC, and JDBC drivers that cananbsp;...

Title:Modernizing IBM i Applications from the Database up to the User Interface and Everything in Between
Author:Nadir K. Amra, Hernando Bedoya, Tony Cairns, Dan Cruikshank, Rich Diedrich, John Eberhard, Mark Evans, Antonio Florez, Susan Gantner, Jesse Gorzinski, Isaac Ramírez Herrera, Brian May, Michel Mouchon, Jon Paris, Mike Pavlak, Trevor Perry, Pascal Polverini, Jim Ritchhart, Tim Rowe, Jon Rush, Paul Tuohy, Jeroen Van Lommel, Carol Woodbury, IBM Redbooks
Publisher:IBM Redbooks - 2015-07-24


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