Visual Studio provides a great debugger. I’m sure most AVR coders use it frequently–but I think that most coders haven’t taken the time to learn some of its more esoteric, but powerfully and generally easy-to-use features. This article takes a look at two such features.
Tag Archive: I5
If you’re using IBM i V5R4, be sure to put Monday, September 30th, 2013 on your calendar. That is the last day that Software Maintenance (SWMA) support services will be available for V5R4. There is a “Service Extension” plan available, but, according to Timothy Prickett-Morgan, that extended support plan will probably cost 1.7 times the cost of standard support and it does not include new features or cumulative PTF packages.
Steve Will (Chief Architect for IBM i) showed a couple of charts during a recent presentation to the COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC)–one of which showed that IBM plans support for the IBM i at least through 2025. These charts caused some buzz on Twitter so Steve took to his blog to clarify things a little.
IBM recently released its latest IBM i road map. The road map doesn’t provide any surprises, except, for the first time ever (I think) IBM discloses how many worldwide IBM i customers there are.