Category Archives: Press

Create an intuitive grid app with row selection, processing multiple transactions at once

Just about every business has a situation where users need to perform a single process against multiple items in one pass.  For example, you might have a list of open invoices that you’d like to flag as ready for payment, or a group of inventory items that you would like to transfer out of a special […]

Make your Yes/No grid columns POP with checkmarks instead of text

Wrapping up 2017 with a simple but powerful tip for Nitro Query grid apps… Very often lists of business data include columns that can be classified as boolean, with text representing values of yes/no, true/false, 1/0, etc.  When you’re creating a Nitro Query grid app that includes such columns, you can make “truthy” values stand out […]

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 […]