Automatically starting Orion

I wanted to automatically start Orion at system start up plus allow the start and end from a normal IBM i command line. My initial thoughts was to use a command and CLP which would […]

Another way to work with Relic Package Manager source

When we did the last clone of the Relic Package Manager Source we kept the Git repository separate to the RDi repository on our PC. I mentioned that perhaps there is an alternative to copying […]

Adding a BLDRELIC CLP to the Relic Package Manager

We have previously shown how to interact with GitHub and RDi for IBM i Open Source projects. This blog entry is another step in the learning cycle. Its trivial in its content but the process […]

Getting Relic Package Manager to your IBM i using RDi and Git

We have been suggesting for some time that any Open Source project created for the IBM i should be packaged for Relic Package Manager utilization. Initiated by Liam Allen it provides a method for allowing […]

Need your Votes

I have just added and RFE to the IBM website suggesting that they add support for the GCC compiler to the RDi development IDE and would appreciate your support in voting for it.The RDi environment […]

New Support Process for Shield Products

We have been looking at better ways to manage any support requests that we get for our products that would allow users to track their own problems plus find any matching problems from other clients.  […]

Zip tools for IBM i added to Open Source repository

We have added ZLIB which is an Open Source Zip/Unzip suite for IBM i to the Git Hub Repository at . The source is not ours but has been modified to allow it to […]

Getting ready for Open Source development

Be aware this is a long post with lots of pictures If you you have an interest in developing and using Open Source solutions you should get involved in a couple of new groups. First […]