Tech tip: Working with JDE (JDEdwards) files in WebSmart

This particular tech tips looks at how WebSmart can be used to create applications over JDE (JDEdwards enterprise resource planning) files in the same way that you would with regular DB2 files.
BCD Software clients that use JDE files in WebSmart have reported that the ‘Dollar Amount Fields’ and the ‘Date’ fields are handled slightly differently than non-JDE fields. The ‘Dollar Amount’ in the JDE files is a 15 numeric field without decimals. One client reports that they use the following editword to display these fields:

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Live webinar: user-friendly, real-time IBM i Business Intelligence with Business i™

As BCD and Quadrant Software Premier Business partner, we are delighted to provide details of a free to attend webinar on 18 September at 7pm BST about how Quadrant Software's Business i™ reduces the reporting burden and improves decision making with business intelligence (BI) that's easy to access and analyse.

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Proximity becomes Raz-Lee Security partner

Proximity and Raz-Lee Security today announced a partnership to market and support Raz-Lee’s iSecurity suite of 15 individual products in the UK and Ireland. Proximity will also be providing security software implementation, configuration and assessments as part of the partnership.

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Success Story with WebSmart ILE: Avery Weigh-Tronix

Mobile web application with offline support and signature capture provides return on investment in less than one year.

Avery Weigh-Tronix partnered with BCD Software to develop a mobile web application that would enable their service technicians to complete work orders while servicing scales in the field, regardless of whether or not they had an Internet connection.


Avery Weigh-Tronix's primary business goals were to:

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Formtastic now available from Quadrant Software

IBM i customers in the UK and Ireland will now be able to access Quadrant Software’s Formtastic tool through Premier Business partner, Proximity.

Formtastic enables users to create custom designed forms, cheques and bar code labels through an easy-to-use desktop interface designer. The document automation solution extracts spooled data from users IBM i and inserts it into a new business form.

Users can then automatically fax, email, print or store the newly formatted electronic document on their network.

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