Category Archives: Press

Give your users the ultimate data drill-down app with a Pivot Grid

One of the most common requirements in a modern business application is the need to present users with easily digested summaries of data in list form.  The ability for inquiring minds to quickly and easily drill down into that summarized data to glean specific details where needed is an added bonus.  As such, the Ext JS […]

Who knew you could do that in Valence?

Since we first introduced Valence to the IBM i community at the RPG World conference back in 2008, we’ve received a lot of emails and support forum posts from developers looking for information on how to achieve certain things with the Valence Framework.  Beginning with Valence 4.0, whenever we received a question that was asked frequently, or covered […]

CNX and Sencha Announce Formal Partnership for IBM i Modernization

Sencha and CNX Partner to Revolutionize App Modernization for IBM i Applications Dramatically improve user experience on IBM Power System servers running IBM i across all browsers and mobile devices May 24, 2016 REDWOOD CITY, CA (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sencha, the company providing a unified platform for designing, developing and testing cross-platform web applications, and CNX, […]

COMMON Annual Meeting Recap

If you missed the show this year, here are some pictures from the Conference and of the Valence team in action.   Educational Sessions Rob Swanson from CNX gave a few sessions at this event, including: 32CS JavaScript 101: First Look from an RPG Perspective 37CS Analyze and Debug Web Applications Using the Chrome Console […]

Valence 5 is Now Available!

CNX Announces General Release of Valence 5 Focuses on user experience and tools for modernizing IBM i applications; Provides mechanism for quickly building new apps, queries and dashboards May 16, 2016 NEW ORLEANS, LA.  CNX announced at the COMMON 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition today the general availability of version 5 of the Valence Framework […]

Creating a JSON Web Service in Valence

One of the new features incorporated into the latest Valence release is a mechanism to better facilitate and manage communication between RPG programs and outside web services.  With Valence 4.2, the same RPG Toolkit developers have been using for years to send JSON data to Valence desktop and mobile apps can be easily commandeered to create […]

Valence 4.2 Has Arrived!

We’re happy to announce that the Valence 4.2 release date has finally arrived! Developers on IBM i can download this new release from the CNX Website for quick installation. For those sites already using an earlier version of Valence 4, this 4.2 release includes a migration path for copying over users, apps, environments, etc. There is also […]