RPG-XML Suite at Work

New! Compiled Templates for RPG-XML Suite

Change (or in this case, updates) can be so, so good! Beginning with v3.0 of RPG-XML Suite, Krengeltech has introduced a new and improved method of composing XML via a template. We like to call this new method “compiled templates” and it has some great advantages: Accessing the IFS at run time is eliminated and performance is improved as a result. The CRTRPGTPL command provides actual RPG variable names for your program to reference, eliminating

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Recent Blog Posts

Using XSD Validation within RPG-XML Suite

One of the greatest strengths of XML is how flexible it is as a data format. It has a few simple rules that must be followed – like nesting and case sensitivity, but otherwise XML can be used to create documents of any size and complexity required for a given

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LTL Yellow Freight Tracking meets IBM i and Macmillan Publishers

Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company headquartered in New York City. While running their business on IBM i, Macmillan utilizes a variety of LTL (Less Than Truckload) shipping carriers to ensure successful, cost-effective, and timely delivery of their books nationwide. Recently we were contacted by Macmillan’s I.T.

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Utilize 16 MB RPG variables

As part of the API design for the newest RPG-XML Suite version 3.x , a major goal was to take advantage of IBM’s support for 16MB RPG variables – introduced starting in V6R1.  This was a great move by IBM, and provides some real advantages for developers working with XML web

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Consume Web Services

Web services are provided by many of todays most popular business partners – Amazon.com, Fed Ex, UPS, salesforce.com, eBay and Google are some – just to name a few.  Various eCommerce platforms, credit card processors, and many other trading partners provide easy access to data you can leverage within your

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What’s the fuss with Magento Commerce?

Our customers and prospects teach us new things every day.  When I hear about a new solution for the very first time that a customer wants to integrate with, I might stop and think:  ”Hmm, interesting”. After hearing the same piece of technology referenced a second time, my thought process

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100% RPG. No Java required.

The good news for modern day developers:  there are many choices for providing solutions to today’s business computing challenges. The bad news:  with so many choices it’s far too easy to end up with a mishmash of technologies to learn and maintain.  While sometimes that outcome (and the extra cost

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Validate eMail Addresses with Experian and RPG-XML Suite

Recently we were approached by a bank with a business need to validate their customer email addresses. Experian is widely known and utilized by financial institutions as a primary source of consumer credit data.  Yet did you know they provide a broader suite of solutions that can be utilized to enhance

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Simplified integration. Increased reliability.

The number of software solutions available today can be overwhelming.  It seems as if someone in the user community is asking about a new software solution on a daily basis.  Often these are cloud-based HTTP solutions, which can be a good thing in many ways but still leave this question unanswered:

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Recent Blog Posts

Understanding cXML

Occasionally we receive questions asking whether RPG-XML Suite handles cXML. While the answer is “Yes!”, this post is intended to provide some background information about

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