November 17, 2017

How safe are our mobile devices? We love the convenience, but the reality is that our devices and the apps running on them are a big target for hackers, making developing mobile security one of the top priorities of our time.

October 6, 2017

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, sometimes with very

October 6, 2017

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 and detail formats

April 4, 2017

By Andrew Leggett / Sr. Application Consultant If you are looking to enhance the appearance of your CM WebClient applications, there are a couple of ways to specify CSS for individual or similar controls. Use the ‘class=’ control name parameter to specify the CSS classes to apply for the control.  For example, the Apply button has

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

June 29, 2016

Most CA 2E applications have gotten quite large over the many years they have been in use. In order to navigate more easily through the application, CA 2E offers some nice options. The obvious feature we see is the positioning lines on the top of the Edit Database Relations Screen.  Files can be found rather

May 2, 2016

Lily Taharudin/Application Consultant When designing applications just for a website accessed only by a desktop or laptop, many of us got comfortable using low-resolution images. They loaded faster and back in the day, with networks and browsers working more slowly, everything you could do to improve performance truly mattered. Now, when you don’t know who