|RPG WEB development tools
||Complex techniques made simple|
Easy400.net provides a number of tools that encourage RPG programmers
in developing WEB applications on IBM System i.
Easy400.net is an Open Source site.
In other words, all the Easy400 tools (unless otherwise stated)
To know what utilities can be downloaded from this site:
- do not need any authorization code (never expire, are always enabled to run)
- include sources
- can be redistribuited, if this is done at no charge
- can be re-engineered and / or integrated into private or commercial products,
without requesting any permission, provided that those products carry different
names from the Easy400.net original tools.
- see page Tools for short descriptions
- see page Documentation to access the documentation of each utility.
The Easy400.net utilities are provided "AS IS" without any warranties of any kind.
The implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose
and non-infringment are expressly disclaimed.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties,
so the above exclusions may not apply to you.
In no event will the Easy400.net site be liable to any party
for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this material,
including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption,
loss of programs or other data on your information handling system or otherwise,
even if we are expressly adviced of the possibility of such damages.
For any question, please contact the site owner:
Giovanni B. Perotti.
|New from You|
- Do you need a new utility that would also be beneficial to a large number of other IBM i users?
- If so, write down your detailed request and mail it to me.
- Valuable requests will be implemented and made available as open-source from this site.
- The whole is ... free of charge!
provides a terrific evidence of what you can do on IBM System i
with ILE-RPG and CGIDEV2.|
|JetpayI5 makes credit and debit card processing setup easy.
Within minutes being able to test against Mastercard, Visa, Maestro, Cirrus, Plus and 46 other
Principal member Servers.
This native software written in RPGLE can process high volume of transactions.
By including JetpayI5, you can process many of the World wide debit and credit cards.
JetPayI5 is a time tested system that enable setup within minutes, completely PCI certified and compliant.
You do not have to store card numbers, since the Principal member processors will store reoccurring numbers for you.
All you do is use the customer number. You can keep your own bank.
Get the technical processing up and running in a few hours. Use your own bank.
Like all the software that can use with CGIDEV2, you can download, install and use at no cost at all.
Have the programming for full credit and debit card processing in minutes.
The best of it, you can download and install at no charge at all.
|Developed and distributed by
MFS for Principal members if including Mastercard and Visa.|
This Easy400.net site is currently hosted ...
- ... by Holger Scherer of
RZKH GmbH - Rechenzentrum Kreuznach.
This Germany located consulting and hosting company concentrates on iSeries
services and highly protected hosting in their own fallout shelter for maximum
data protection and availability.
Renaissance is an addition to CGIDEV2.
CGIDEV2 enables RPG programmers to develop CGI WEB applications with no learning curve.
Renaissance goes one step further, by building around CGIDEV2 a complete framework
of development tools that allow to reach impressive productivity gains in implementing
high quality, robust and performing CGI-based WEB applications.
The best of it, Renaissance is open source RPG code, that you download
and install at no charge at all,
as it complies with the MPL (Mozilla Public Licence) Open Source strategy.
Developed and distributed by
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I was in IBM Italy for 39 years. Started with OS/360, went through 370, enjoyed System/38 and landed on AS/400.
I always played two roles, manager and professional at the same time.|
In year 1997 I got a major stroke when I discovered the easy way to make WEB from some Mel Rothman's work, CGIDEV.
That day I started building my mission: enabling people to reach great results through simple code delivered via WEB.
When in year 2005 I left IBM I thought I could continue my way through a WEB site on my own expenses.
I'm glad I did that, because from this I got more recognition than I ever had before.
Get in touch with Giovanni.