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Autonomous Lost Message Notifier

All too often, I and the world of MQAdmins hear architects, programmers, support personal, etc. say: MQ has lost my message. Where is my message? What happened to the reply message for the request message? If you need to track or audit messages and/or message flows then your company needs to invest in a commercial […]

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SQLite v3.21.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.21.0. 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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Java 9 Released

Oracle has just released Java 9. https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/whatsnew/toc.htm#JSNEW-GUID-C23AFD78-C777-460B-8ACE-58BE5EA681F6 Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers, as well as in today’s demanding embedded environments. Java offers the rich user interface, performance, versatility, portability, and security that today’s applicationsrequire. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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IBM Open Sources Their Own JVM As Eclipse OpenJ9

IBM has open sourced their JVM implementation (called J9) as OpenJ9. The community now has an alternative implementation of Java which has been well tested on enterprise workloads and hardware. https://www.eclipse.org/openj9/index.html Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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SQLite v3.20.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.20.0. 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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Eclipse 4.7 (Oxygen) Released

On June 28th, 2017, Eclipse Foundation has released the annual Eclipse release train: https://projects.eclipse.org/releases/oxygen Key Highlights of Neon Release Eclipse Linux Tools 6.0 updates Docker Tools with more security options. Eclipse PDT (PHP Development Tools) 5.0 supports the 7.1 version of PHP. The Eclipse Sirius 5.0 platform for building domain-specific modeling tools. Eclipse EGit 4.8.0, […]

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MQ API Verbs that IBM Forgot!!

Every couple of months, I get an email from someone asking me if they can use MQAUSX client-side security exit with IBM MQ V8 or V9 to perform authentication via CONNAUTH. The answer is no – the MQAUSX client-side security exit only works with the MQAUSX server-side security exit. IBM added the MQCSP (Connection Security […]

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SQLite v3.19.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.19.0. 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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SQLite v3.18.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.18.0. 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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Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2017

Microsoft has just released Visual Studio 2017. https://www.visualstudio.com Do I need to say any more? If you are a developer then I think you know what Visual Studio is. 🙂 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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