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WebSphere MQ v7.5.0 End of Service Date

IBM has announced the end of service date for WebSphere MQ v7.5.0. The end of service date for WebSphere MQ v7.5.0 on distributed platforms (Linux, Unix, Windows and IBM i) is April 30, 2018. The official announcement can be found here: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg3t453863g97713d77 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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LibreOffice 5.2 Released

Document Foundation has just released LibreOffice v5.2. https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2016/08/03/libreoffice-5-2-fresh-released-for-windows-mac-os-and-gnulinux/ LibreOffice is a comprehensive, professional-quality productivity suite that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreOffice users worldwide, and it’s available in more than 30 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux […]

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Mozilla Firefox 48.0 Released

Mozilla Firefox has just released Mozilla Firefox v48.0. http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. To display web pages, Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine, which implements most current web standards in addition to several features that are intended to […]

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Finally, a Beta of MQ Visual Edit V2

Finally, is an understatement. In December 2014, I decided it was time for version 2 of MQ Visual Edit. I had already done sketches of what MQ Visual Edit V2 should look like a couple of years earlier, so it was time to get rolling on the coding of it. I decided that version 2 […]

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Eclipse 4.6 (Neon) Released

On June 22nd, 2016, Eclipse Foundation has released the annual Eclipse release train: https://www.eclipse.org/org/press-release/20160622_neon.php Key Highlights of Neon Release Eclipse JSDT 2.0:New tools for JavaScript developers, including a JSON editor, support for Grunt/Gulp and a new Chromium V8 Debugger. Platform and JDT Features: Key Eclipse Platform improvements are HiDPI support and autosave. JDT’s Content Assist […]

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Another Sample Java/MQ Program – MQWrite2

Someone over at Stack Overflow posted a question about logging MQ error messages to a file. After the user updated the posting, I recognized the code as mine (MQWrite.java) that I wrote back in 2000 (Yup, 16 years ago!!). So, I decided to bring MQWrite.java into this decade and created MQWrite2.java. Here is MQWrite2.java that […]

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A Tip for Handling Java/MQ Internal Message Class

Here’s an interesting head-scratcher. I was writing some Java code to handle an MQ message and in this particular case, it was an MQRFH2 message. The code below was working fine until I decided to dump (output) the message in hexadecimal. int openOptions = CMQC.MQOO_INQUIRE + CMQC.MQOO_FAIL_IF_QUIESCING; MQGetMessageOptions gmo = new MQGetMessageOptions(); gmo.options = CMQC.MQGMO_NO_WAIT […]

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Using SSL TLS To Connect 2 MQ Queue Managers Using Self-Signed Certificates

Angel Rivera and Mike Cregger of IBM have published a support document titled: Using SSL TLS to connect two MQ queue managers in MQ 7.5 and MQ 8.0 / MQ 9.0 using self-signed certificates The document provides step-by-step details for connecting a WebSphere MQ V7.5 queue manager in one platform (Windows) to a V8.0 queue […]

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IBM MQ FixPack 8.0.0.5 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 8.0.0.5 for IBM MQ http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21982686 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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SQLite v3.13.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.13.0. http://www.sqlite.org/news.html SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. The source code for SQLite is in the public domain. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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