by Dawn May | Nov 19, 2015 | Spooled files, Navigator for i, Programming, Work Management
I have heard clients wish that IBM provided an option when working with spooled files to create a PDF of that spooled file. Don’t expect IBM to provide this enhancement – a way already exists for you to extend the interface and do this yourself.
by Dawn May | Jul 24, 2012 | Db2 for i, Security
Security never sleeps. On IBM i, we understand that we must continue to invest in delivering improved security auditing, security deployment and granularity of security controls.
by Dawn May | Jul 17, 2012 | Documentation, Programming
There are many places in the operating systems where it might be desirable for you (or third-party application providers) to extend the functionality of what the operating system does. In order to provide this extensibility, many operating systems provide the support for invoking programs. On i, these are called exits or exit points. The exit points are those predefined interfaces where your program can get control An exit program is the program you write that will get control from operating system functions at those predefined points.