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SQLite v3.17.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.17.0. 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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Speeding Up Channel Exits for MQ on z/OS

Tony Sharkey of IBM has an excellent write up on how to improve the loading times of channel exits written in C for MQ on z/OS. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/messaging/entry/Do_you_use_channel_exits_written_in_C_on_your_z_OS_queue_manager All of Capitalware channel exits are written in C. Therefore, any customers using the following channel exits, I strongly suggest you read Tony Sharkey’s article. z/OS Commercial Products: […]

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IBM MQ and Visual Studio 2015 Issue

If you plan on using Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 with IBM MQ on Windows prior to Windows 10 then you need to apply Microsoft Windows update KB3118401. If you do not have the Windows update then you will receive the following error: The program can’t start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-|1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling […]

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SQLite v3.16.1 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.16.1. 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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MQ not honoring MQGMO_PROPERTIES_IN_HANDLE

Summary: For an MQGET with the option of MQGMO_PROPERTIES_IN_HANDLE on a subscription, MQ does not honor the option when a message is published from an MQTT client. Note: This does not happen when a regular MQ client program publishes a message to the same topic. Setup: MQ v8.0.0.4 (on Windows 64-bit) and the latest SupportPac […]

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SQLite v3.15.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.15.0. 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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Firefox for iOS Gets Faster, Easier to Use

Tyler Lacroix (my son) has been working at Mozilla’s Toronto office this summer as an intern. He’s been lucky to be doing new development work for Firefox on iOS. He’s been telling me about some of the new features he has been adding to Firefox and now it has been released to the public. You […]

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Calling IBM MQ from Go Applications

Mark Taylor of the IBM UK MQ Labs has published a blog entry on how to use IBM MQ from a Go application. You can read about it at: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/messaging/entry/Calling_IBM_MQ_from_Go_applications I’m kinda surprising that IBM hasn’t created an interface between IBM MQ and Swift, since I get monthly emails from IBM telling me that I […]

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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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