Problem with db2_fetch_both() and DISPLAY_JOURNAL table function

[adrotate group=”9″] In a previous post we mentioned that we had problems with the new DISPLAY_JOURNAL table function shipped in a recent DB2 update PTF for IBMi. We found the reason for that problem was […]

Slight problem after upgrade process ran on Zend Server.

[adrotate group=”3,7,8,9″] I have been re-testing the i5 toolkit results we had seen and wanted to make sure I had the latest Zend Server version so I ran the upgrade process for the Zend Server […]

Zend announces the future path for Easycom and XMLSERVICE

[adrotate group=”3,7,8,9″] Zend has made an announcement on their ZendServer forum about the new XMLSERVICE release date and the way forward for existing Easycom i5 toolkit users. Basically they intend to leave the Easycom server […]

ITJungle publishes announcement of distributor status for 'EASYCOM for PHP'

[adrotate group=”9″] ITJungle published an article about Shield Advanced Solutions becoming a distributor for EASYCOM for PHP. They extracted information from our Blog and website without any interviews with us. They seem to have hit […]

Re-test of the new XMLSERVICE after optimizing the RPG programs.

[adrotate group=”9″] The discussion about the new XMLSERVICE performance on the iSeriesNetwork forums pointed us to a possible improvement for the XMLSERVICE which is not shipped as standard. The poster suggested that we change the […]

5733SC1 Downloads, we are still getting lots of requests for downloads

[adrotate group=”3,7,8,9″] If you are looking for the 5733SC1 downloads please contact IBM. We have removed the downloads for a number of reasons but mainly because IBM legal has an issue with anyone but IBM […]

New XMLService is not what I expected.

[adrotate group=”9″] As posted in the previous post I was setting up the Zend Server on our V6R1 system to give the new XMLSERVICE a try to see if the program calls would be faster […]

Installing PHP again to try the XMLSERVICE toolkit

[adrotate group=”3,7,8″] There is a lot of discussion around the new IBM/Zend toolkit which is meant to replace the EasyCom toolkit currently shipped with the Zend product so I thought I would give it a […]

If you are thinking about going to Zend Studio 8.0 for i DON'T

[adrotate group=”8″] I have been pretty satisfied with previous releases from Zend and their Studio IDE. This time seems they got a few things wrong.. I know its free and we shouldn’t complain but I […]

Need PHP on earlier versions of OS/400?

[adrotate group=”3,4,7″] A little known fact is you can use PHP to access your data and objects on OS/400 V3R2 and above (yes it can go all the way back to V3R2!). I was doing […]