RPG-XML Suite at Work

Parsing JSON with RPG-XML Suite 3.4

After Krengeltech’s release of RPG-XML Suite version 3.4.0, we have added numerous features and bugfixes, enhancing RPG-XML Suite’s parsing and composition APIs. Because of these changes, we’re updating some of our most perennial content. We have also updated this blog post’s example code to the more modern Free-Format RPGLE. With the release of RPG-XML Suite version 3.4, Krengel Technology is bringing JSON to the IBM i. JSON is becoming increasingly popular in web service communication,

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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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