January 5, 2018

CM First is Proud to Announce the Latest Release of CM MatchPoint ALM Available Now Top-rated application lifecycle management solution, CM MatchPoint ALM, offers new features and capabilities in its latest release, CM MatchPoint ALM 6.1, available now. This cross-platform product offers end-to-end governance of software change processes and the ability to manage change from any

December 22, 2017

 Introduction to Our CA Plex CA 2E Lightning Talks This webcast video serves to introduce CA Plex and CA 2E Community members to the ‘Lightning Talks’, a new series of community-driven and educational webinar sessions made for engineers, by engineers. During these talks, volunteer speakers can share their favorite tips and tricks which they

December 22, 2017

CM First Webinar: Hosting IBM Applications in the Cloud This webinar is about CM First Group and its partner Abacus Solutions, and looks at the various reasons why moving your portfolio of IBM i applications to a hosted cloud service such as Abacus may come with both business and technical benefits. This conversation is hosted

November 17, 2017

It doesn’t take too many breaches like Equifax before most of us start viewing our devices with some concern.  How safe are they?  We love the convenience, but the reality is that your device and the apps running on it are a big target for hackers.  OWASP made a list of top security risks, some

October 6, 2017

By Eamonn Foley We have all had the situation where we needed to print or display IBM i data from CA 2E (Synon) in some odd way. Usually this meant creating a work file, loading it and building a report or display over the work file. Eventually you might end up with several one-off tables,

October 6, 2017

By Lucio Gayosso We had a client that wanted to export their CA Plex OBASE reports as Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. There are several ways to do this, but the best option is to build a pattern that generates a Microsoft Excel XML file using Meta code that iterates over the fields on the report headers

September 21, 2016

Morning! Sometimes in 2E developers just assume that there is an aspect of 2E that cannot be customized. For years we just work around items when really those items can be changed and adjusted. One of those items are the F7 & F8 keys. By default 2E is shipped with the F7 & F8 keys