Using PHP/NGINX and ODBC to connect to IBM i from Linux

We decided to test out the ability to connect to the IBM i using a NGINX Server with php-fpm and ODBC. We already run NGINX with php-fpm for connecting to our IBMi but we use […]

LODRUN and QINSTAPP

There is a very nice feature that IBM i provides which allows a program to be called from within a Save File which is not well documented. Originally we used the same functionality from Tape […]

Job Tracking Update.

When IBM announced the availability of a new Job Tracking capability for IBM i in Version 7.4 we were very excited and despondent at the same time. Despondent because the JT4i product could become obsolete […]

New Object Distribution Product RE4i

We have mentioned before that we have been developing a method to allow objects to be distributed via RDi User Commands. RE4i is the resulting product which is available for download on our Downloads page […]

Continuous Integration using Jenkins and More…

I recently attended an online meeting with the MAGIC user group which showed how to install and set up Jenkins on the IBM i for Continuous Integration purposes. The installation and configuration all seemed very […]

RE4i with RDi

Some time ago we built a product that would allow objects to be replicated between systems without the need to use FTP. This is very useful to us when we develop changes to our products […]

Canada Proud!

IBM i specialist company Shield Advanced Solutions Ltd., is Canada-proud! From the North West corner of the GTA (Greater Toronto Area), in Ontario, Shield has been providing services and solutions around the world for more […]

intERPrise Sample UI

One of the stipulations we have built into the Open Source project is that we are not going to add any ISV based requirements on the install of the product. However where it comes to […]

Fully Free Format RPG !

The intERPrise Open Source project had taken the decision to implement ‘Fully Free Format’ RPG to ensure that the code we are shipping is the latest and greatest code we can develop. However due to […]

intERPrise Sample RDi to iProject(RDi) setup

While the development environment is a personal choice and we do not force any specific IDE on the contributors we are still building the layouts for the code which will meet the requirements of GitHub. […]