March 18, 2016

Andrew Leggett / Sr. Application Consultant When working on your CA Plex application, it’s easy to lose track of all the entities, functions, panels, fields and more that you’ve recently modified. Luckily, there are a few options in CA Plex to aid your memory. 1.  Automatic Lists With this option, CA Plex will automatically add

February 1, 2016

Oftentimes it’s necessary to alter the 2E generated source before your function is compiled. In this case what I really wanted to do is add my own H Specs in before the program is compiled. This article will outline how I was able to do this with some user source and the YSCNRPLSRC command provided

November 10, 2015

Lorenz Alder, Senior Consultant / Software Architect User Storage helps us with integration of third party libraries such as mail, ftp, NoSQL DB, file system access etc. Once an object is instantiated through source code, we store it in User Storage and make it accessible to all CA Plex functions in the call graph. The

October 21, 2015

Occasionally you will need to perform a one way hash for passwords. This post shows how to do it using the MD5 algorithm in CA Plex with some java source code. For background on this, check out this link. First, create a source code object that looks like this: Here is the code to cut

October 14, 2015

When I train people to who are new to 2E, but have been RPG developers for sometime, one question I’m asked about is how to perform subfile drop/fold within 2E. This is actually pretty simple to do, just follow the following steps. First let’s work with a screen in which we want some fields on