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Licensing DataGate for IBM i 16.x

ASNA DataGate for IBM i 16.x introduces a license registration change. This article explains that change and how to get both temporary and permanent DataGate for IBM i 16.x license keys.

Understanding DataGate for IBM i end-user jobs

ASNA DataGate for IBM i creates an IBM i job for each client-attached user. This article explains how to look at these jobs.

Understanding DataGate for IBM i service jobs

ASNA DataGate for IBM i creates several jobs on the IBM i. This article provides a guide to those jobs and what they do.

How to check the DataGate for IBM i TCP/IP port

When you install ASNA DataGate for IBM i, you select a TCP/IP port through which DataGate connects on your IBM i. This article shows how to check that port.

How to calculate date/time differences in Visual RPG for .NET

.NET offers superb date calculation capabilities. This article take a look at how to use the System.TimeSpan structure to calculate date and time durations.

How to test that DataGate is working for your Web site

Resolving issues with Web applications is challenging work. There is so much to go wrong. This article introduces a single ASPX that shows if DataGate is working for your Web app.

Splitting a string with AVR for .NET three ways

You can often learn a lot from a simple little exercise. In this article, let's consider three ways to split a string in AVR for .NET. Our need is to split a full name field into two fields, one for the first name one for the last name. Initially, let's use the string 'Neil Young'.

ASNA Mobile RPG controls gallery

This article provides a gallery of the many UI controls that ASNA Mobile RPG provides for building a mobile application's user interface.

How to hash user passwords with AVR for .NET

This article shows how to get, and use, the Microsoft System.Web.Helpers.Crypto class to create cryptographically secure hashed password.

Using AVR's OSEXEC

ASNA Visual RPG for .NET and ASNA Visual RPG have an`OSEXEC` operation code. This article shows a few techniques for building good command lines for OSEXEC.

DataGate for IBM i and DataGate for SQL Server differences

This article shows functional differences between ASNA's DataGate for IBM i and DataGate for SQL Server and programming considerations.

Understanding AVR for .NET's shared class members

Not only do AVR for .NET shared class members generate a lot of questions for us in ASNA tech support, but their misuse cause AVR for .NET programmers grief and consternation. This article takes a look at exactly what shared members are and when to use them.