Here's a quick round up of just a few Rational blogs around developerWorks posted over the past few days. While not a comprehensive listing, we hope that highlighting all the great information sharing going on in these spaces will encourage you to dive further into the developerWorks blogging community
and find those treasures of information specific to your interests and needs....
From the Invisible Thread blog:
Advancing software-driven technical innovations and business outcomes
Hi Invisible Thread blog readers. My name is Peter Spung, and I've had the great pleasure to be in the software industry for nearly 30 years. For example, when I studied Artificial Intelligence in school, a system like IBM's Watson that recently competed on Jeopardy! was pure science fiction, much like HAL in the move 2001: A Space Odyssey.
From the EGL Blog:
Exploring Web Service generation and runtime - an overview
As the lead for RBD service development, the question I dread the most is "which is better SOAP or REST services?". That question is similar to asking what color is the sky. If you ask 10 people and you will get 12 different answers, and the answers vary depending on the direction the wind is blowing that day.
From the HATS HotSpot blog:
How to map keystrokes to other functionality in a HATS web project
The following code sample shows how to map the Up and Down arrow keys to shift the focus to the previous and next input fields respectively in a HATS web project.
From the Cobol Cafe blog:
Sign up for Innovate2011 Enterprise Modernization Power Systems Track/Workshop
Get an in-depth look at how Rational application development tools and software for Power systems can help you reduce costs while improving organizational efficiency.
From the C/C++ Cafe blog:
Speed development with a workload optimized system for AIX application development on IBM Power Systems
IBM Rational Power Appliance is a workload optimized system for AIX development that helps meet business challenges by providing an integrated application development solution for Power Systems and includes a Power Express server preinstalled with a comprehensive set of Rational development software along with the AIX operating system.
From the RPG Cafe blog:
New site for Rational Developer for Power demos, cool Screen and Report Designer video
Great news everybody, the development team for Rational Developer for Power have been very busy producing videos and demos to illustrate how to install configure, use projects, edit, navigate source, validate, build, debug on our supported languages on IBM i, AIX, and Linux.