Don't "Rip and Replace" Your Proven RPG Applications... Enhance Them!

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Leverage Valence to both add new functionality for your users AND put a new face on your existing IBM i applications! IT managers “in the know” are keenly aware that for heads-down, hard-core data entry, it’s tough to beat the speed of green screen (5250) programs. This is no surprise, as the 5250 interface was designed for just this purpose — to support the rapid-fire entry of relatively repetitive data by clerical personnel. That said, data entry is rarely confined to specialists working in dedicated data-entry departments anymore.

Leapfrog Static HTML

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Don't settle for boring static HTML – build modern, dynamic web pages for IBM i with Valence By now you’ve certainly heard more than enough rumblings about needing to “modernize” your green screen programs to work in a more GUI-like fashion. If you’re like us, this talk may have even reached the point of becoming down-right annoying to you.

Indigo Software Selects Valence Framework for New App Development

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Chicago, IL Indigo Software Limited of Durham, U.K. has selected CNX Corporation’s Valence Framework as a core technology for new application development. The selection of Valence follows a long study by Indigo on possible directions for the future. “Valence allows us to leverage our experience with IBM i and RPG while at the same time providing a rich interface that the market demands,“ explains Peter McLane, Managing Director of Indigo.

CNX Announces Release of Valence 3.1 Updates Framework for RPG-Centric Web Development on IBM i

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FORT WORTH, TX. CNX announced at the Spring RPG/DB2 Summit today the release of version 3.1 of the Valence Web Application Framework for IBM i. Valence 3.1 includes numerous browser component enhancements plus an exclusive new set of tools to help IBM i developers create desktop and mobile web apps with little or no programming. “The big news with this release is the Valence Nitro App Builder, which brings to Valence a whole new array of features supporting rapid web application development on IBM i,” said Richard Milone, CNX Chief Technical Officer.

CNX Announces Official Release of Valence 3.0

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Updates Framework for RPG-Centric Web Development on IBM iCHICAGO, IL. CNX announced today the first post-Beta release for version 3.0 of the Valence Web Application Framework for IBM i. Valence 3.0 includes numerous browser component enhancements and adds mobile device support to the package, providing state-of-the-art tools for IBM i programmers to create true Web 2.0-style applications for virtually any device with a browser.

CNX Goes Mobile with Valence 3.0

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by Alex Woodie IBM i shops that are looking for tools to create mobile interfaces for RPG applications should take a look at the latest release of Valence from CNX. The software company used the recent COMMON conference in Minneapolis as a venue for launching Valence 3.0, which adds the capability to create touch-driven user interfaces for mobile devices like the iPhone and Android phones.

CNX Unveils Latest Release of Valence for Web 2.0 Development on IBM i

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN. CNX announced today at COMMON the first Beta release for version 3.0 of the Valence Web Application Framework for IBM i. This release includes numerous browser component enhancements and adds mobile device support to the Valence package, further empowering IBM i programmers to create true “Web 2.0” style applications for just about any computing device, all served through standard ILE RPG.

IBM i Shops Warming to Free & Open Source Dev Tools, CNX Says

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Alex Woodie, IT Jungle Old habits are hard to break. Just try to take away the green-screen applications and tools from an IBM i shop entrenched in this mode of operation, and you'll see sparks fly. But to be competitive in this world, IBM i shops must break the 5250 habit and develop for the Web. Luckily, IBM i Web development tools are maturing rapidly, and some of them, such as CNX's JavaScript-based toolkit, called Valence, are available under the free and open source distribution model.

Symmetrical Solutions takes Protivity to the Next Level with Valence

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CHAPEL HILL, NC. Symmetrical Solutions announced the next release of Protivity today at its annual user conference in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  The Wisconsin-based company has selected CNX Corporation’s Valence Framework to provide the core web technology for this next release of Protivity, currently in the final stages of product development.

Dancerace plc Selects Valence as Core Web Technology for Next Release of C3

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BATH, UK. Dancerace plc announces today the selection of CNX Corporation's Valence Framework as the core web technology for the next version of C3.  The addition of the Valence Framework as a core technology to Dancerace’s C3 invoice finance management software will give the product a state-of-the art rich user interface.

CNX Unveils Latest Release of Valence for Web 2.0 Development on the System i

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Chicago, IL. CNX announces today the general availability of version 2.1 of the Valence Web Application Framework for System i. This release adds new functionality and programming APIs to the Valence package, further empowering System i programmers to create true "Web 2.0" style browser applications served through standard ILE RPG. "This is our most sweeping Valence announcement yet," said Richard Milone, CNX Chief Technical Officer.

CNX Announces the availability of version 1.2 of the Valence Web Application Framework for System i

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Chicago, IL. CNX announced today the general availability of version 1.2 of the Valence Web Application Framework for System i. This release adds new functionality and programming APIs to the Valence package, further empowering System i programmers to create true “Web 2.0” browser applications using RPG. Designed from the ground-up explicitly for ILE RPG programmers, Valence uses ExtJS JavaScript components on the front-end and communicates directly with System i RPG business logic on the back-end.

CNX Launches Valence at RPG World 2008

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Las Vegas, NV. CNX introduced the Valence Web Application Framework to an enthusiastic RPG community at the annual RPG World Convention in the Orleans Convention Center. The official announcement of the product was made from the Vendor Expo, where RPG programmers attending the popular show from around the world saw Valence product demonstrations and spoke directly with the Valence development team. CNX partner Richard Milone supplemented the Valence announcement with a special session demonstrating the use of JavaScript with RPG to create Web 2.0 applications.

CNX announces release of Valence Web Application Framework for System i

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Chicago, IL. CNX is proud to announce the general release of the Valence Web Application Framework for the IBM System i platform. Valence provides all the tools necessary for System i shops to create rich Web 2.0-based browser interfaces with RPG, and includes an attractive tab-based portal for controlling user access to the applications as they’re developed. Designed from the ground up by RPG programmers for RPG programmers, Valence uses JavaScript components on the front-end and communicates directly with System i RPG business logic on the back-end.

ATOMIC Version 3.5 Announcement

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Chicago, IL. CNX announced today that it expects to release the newest version of ATOMIC in July 2006. This new release, version 3.5, adds two new modules to the existing ATOMIC product line: ATOMIC Sales & Operations Planning (SOP) and ATOMIC Cycle Counting (CC). The ATOMIC SOP module assists users in making micro-level production decisions based on forecasts done at various macro-level gross sales categories.