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The Programmer’s Guide to iSeries Navigator by Paul Touhy

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Introduction

The world of computer applications is becoming a GUI world. The demand is for applications to be point-and-click, drag-and-drop and easy on the eye. But not only applications are veering towards the GUI; development environments also are heading in that direction. WebSphere Development Studio Client and CODE offer the iSeries programmer a more productive development environment than the traditional green-screen SEU and PDM.

But what about GUI access to the iSeries itself? What about the GUI equivalent to all those wonderful menus that we have available on green screen?

Just as we programmers are under pressure to present our applications in a GUI format, IBM has been under pressure to present OS/400 (i5/OS) in a GUI format. This ...

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