Geekish Garrulous Grumblings blogs › Essential Software for the IBM i Developer
Last week I was asked to help the Network Team to create an installable pc-image for a Win7 rollout to refresh the software builds for the IBM i Developers and other IT Techies. It's an exciting time at my clients site... with the haggle looking flustered and excited all at the same time.
NOTE: HAGGLE is the collective term for a group of aging RPG programmers.
So, while everyone is frantically backing up their old XP machines, before getting the new image pushed down here, is a quick list of the software that's being added as part of the base machine - Windows 7 Enterprise [64Bit] and these are the goodies that I like to use when I'm wearing my 'IBM i Developer Hat':
IBM i Access for Windows
Client Access IBM i Access delivers the strengths and capabilities of IBM i to the desktop through easy-to-use screens and wizards. Since IBM i Access delivers new releases simultaneously with IBM i, desktop users can start using the new capabilities immediately. Loading it direct from the IBM i Server's IFS share means that the latest version is always easily accessible:
Then decide if you want to install the 32 or 64 bit version... simple!
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