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 easy when explained by Wim […]

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Let’s ‘C’ changed source

Found a problem with the exports in the Service Program QSRVSRC so updated to reflect the correct order. Not a major problem as most will be rebuilding all objects from scratch each time but if you had been following from […]

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Let’s ‘C’ how to talk to the web server

We are developing some new functionality which requires the IBM i talks to a web server to extract some information which it uses to define if certain actions are required. The current thrust of the Let’s ‘C’ series is concentrated […]

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Take A Moment For A Seasonal Health Check

As the seasons change and we wind our clocks forwards or back, we are reminded that in the Autumn heavy snow and strong winds bring the power lines down, and Spring thaws and tides bring floods. During 2017 we have […]

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Celebrating 20 Years

2017 marks a significant year for Shield Advanced Solutions, our 20th year in operation in Canada. Shield Advanced is a private Limited company created by founder and owner Chris Hird. From a long history in IT, in particular the mid-range […]

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Reputation, Trust and Something New

The brand of an organization is its logo, the graphic face of a company’s reputation. Business ethics, trust and reputation are brought to the table by the person who is leading and steering the company, they are the heart and […]

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