Building applications for mobile devices

These days almost everyone has one or more mobile devices, ranging from Smartphones to tablets. From a business perspective, widespread use of mobile devices is useful, as it allows immediate access to information for employees who work remotely and/or travel frequently. Customers also have easy access to information about products and services. While the “App Stores” …

Read More >

Using JSON to Build Efficient Applications

As modern web applications have become increasingly interactive and data centric, techniques have been sought to make these applications more efficient. A major breakthrough in this area was the advent of AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript and XML). Since then, developers have continued to squeeze even more performance and efficiency out of every byte. One way to …

Read More >

iPulse 2011 Survey Results

The second annual iPulse Survey, organized by LANSA, ran during October 2011 and was promoted to the global IBM i community via email, social media and publicized by leading industry media outlets like Intelligencer Magazine, IT Jungle and MC Press Online. This year’s survey attracted just over 1,500 participants worldwide, which is around 10% down …

Read More >

The Secret Thoughts of an IBM i IT Manager

Guest Blogger: Paul Conte, President PCES, is a leading Application Development Strategist. The other day I was reflecting back on what has been a long, and generally fun and interesting IT career. One thing I remember vividly was discovering the IBM System/38, the first incarnation of what would evolve into the AS/400 and the current IBM …

Read More >

Using JavaScript Frameworks for Building Business Applications

Over the past decade, we’ve seen the explosion of information, mobile devices, tablets and the ability to consume and access information from anywhere in the world. Web applications are being built at an ever-increasing pace to satisfy the need for information and deliver content-rich, user-friendly applications to users. With the increased demand being placed on …

Read More >