eRPG Software Development Kit (eRPG SDK) (Free 45-Day Trial!)
SDK is a brand new offering from BVSTools.com! Created by the author of the
eRPG series of books as well as countless
articles for iSeries trade magazines focusing on web enablement using RPG. The
eRPG SDK is a full-featured toolkit created to make your life as a web
application programmer a snap!
The eRPG SDK uses simple templates
to create dynamic content from within your RPG programs. This means that no longer
will you have to hard-code any HTML, XML, or any other markup language inside
of your RPG programs. Using simple replacement variables you are able to call
functions within the eRPG SDK to quickly and easily create dynamic content
on the web!
The eRPG SDK comes with a simple setup program to both
install and configure your web environment. A standard Powered by Apache web configuration
and HTTP server instance is included and created during the eRPG SDK setup.
So when you're done in most cases all you need to do is start the HTTP server
and go directly to the test and examples page!
eRPG SDK Features:
Never again place HTML in your RPG programs using eRPG SDK's template system!
business and presentation layers.
Allow web designers to focus on the
look and feel of the web application and programmers to focus on the business
Use with any Integrated Language Environment (ILE) programming
language on the iSeries!
Easy to use functions allow you to replace variables
in your web pages with actual data.
Easily read in data from web forms
without worrying about the request method.
Simple cookie creation and
retrieving functionality makes working with cookies a breeze!
to Standard Output (your web browser), an IFS stream file, or both all with a
"flip of a switch".
Great for HTML, XML, e-mail messages, or
any application where creating a dynamic IFS stream file is necessary!
ability to immediatly write out entire template files where different sections
are not required.
Error reporting is done through the HTTP server's job
logs, so errors are easy to track down and find.
Also included are a set
of standard date, string, message, IFS, Library List and HTTP subprocedures.
native to the iSeries machine. No PC client software needed!
system footprint (currently around 7 megabytes).
Trying to keep the web based generation happy is VERY HARD. They donâ€™t like Green Screen. So, I am trying to give them as much WEB as I can and/or make the Green Screen a little friendlier. This is where your tools and training materials are SO helpful. Using your tools and eRPG training materials helped me program our paychecks to automatically generate a PDF for employees to view on the Web. This literally saved us from going to a payroll software. - Beth Claes, Montgomery County Data Processing