If native database access and web services is a priority then the evolving project ILEastic hosted at GitHub may be an option. It probably is not there yet as some features are still missing but Niels and his team make good and steady progress. The project provides a web service framework and the best thing is: it is all ILE and open source.

Am 1. November 2018 14:21:53 MEZ schrieb Kelly Cookson <KCookson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>:
It would be a no-go for us as well without database access. Hope they
get this resolved quickly. It looks really promising.

Thanks,

Kelly Cookson
IT Project Leader
Dot Foods, Inc.
217-773-4486 ext. 12676
www.dotfoods.com<http://www.dotfoods.com>

From: OpenSource <opensource-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Richard
Schoen via OpenSource
Sent: Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:18 AM
To: opensource@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Richard Schoen <Richard.Schoen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [IBMiOSS] Mono Port To IBM i Now Available

Here's the download link.

https://github.com/MonoOni/binarydist<https://github.com/MonoOni/binarydist>

I have tried it and it's easy to install and seems to work at the basic
level so far on V7R3.

However no database access currently to DB2 and I tried the SQL Server
connections and that doesn't work either.

I opened an issue for review.

For me it's a no-go until I can use database access, but it's
definitely a cool technical feat.

You can actually create an app in visual studio and the EXE will run
from PASE.

Regards,
Richard Schoen
Director of Document Management
e.
richard.schoen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:richard.schoen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
p. 952.486.6802
w. helpsystems.com
------------------------------

message: 4
date: Thu, 1 Nov 2018 13:06:16 +0000
from: Ron Koontz <rkoontz@xxxxxxxxx<mailto:rkoontz@xxxxxxxxx>>
subject: Re: [IBMiOSS] [EXTERNAL] Mono Port To IBM i Now Available

This is very interesting. Does anyone have a link or a quick guide on
how to even get started playing around with this?
We use ASNA but this could be helpful for some web services used for a
native mobile app applications instead of creating it in ASNA.

Thanks
Ron Koontz | IT Director | Continental Express, Inc
10450 State Rt 47 W Sidney, Ohio 45365
?: Direct: (937) 419.8118| ?: Tel (800) 497.2100 x118|?: Fax (937)
498.2155
?: rkoontz@xxxxxxxxx<mailto:rkoontz@xxxxxxxxx> Visit us on the web:
www.ceioh.com<http://www.ceioh.com>


-----Original Message-----
From: OpenSource
<opensource-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:opensource-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx>>
On Behalf Of Kelly Cookson
Sent: Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:57 AM
To: IBMi Open Source Roundtable
<opensource@xxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:opensource@xxxxxxxxxxxx>>
Subject: Re: [IBMiOSS] [EXTERNAL] Mono Port To IBM i Now Available

I shared the same article with the .NET developers in our company.

Our shop uses .NET to develop web apps. Some of our ASP.NET web apps
are too large and too deeply embedded in the Microsoft ecosystem to
ever be migrated to the IBM i. However, in terms of replacing green
screens with web apps, the Mono framework could let us simplify
architecture by cutting out the need for anything running on a Windows
server. Run the ASP.NET web app in Apache on the IBM i. This approach
would allow our developers to use the same language (C#) for developing
ASP.NET web apps running on Windows, ASP.NET web apps running on IBM i,
and ASP.NET web services running on IBM i.

I think some concerns from our shop would be: (1) performance of web
services built with Mono on the IBM i under heavy loads, (2) high
availability of those web services given that the port of Mono has just
become available, (3) lack of commercial support for Mono on IBM i, and
(4) questions about the future of Mono given the open source,
multi-platform .NET Core alternative (though Mono and Core may be
slowly converging, since Core is open for use by the Mono community and
Microsoft owns the Mono-based Xamarin mobile app platform).

Thanks,

Kelly Cookson
IT Project Leader
Dot Foods, Inc.
217-773-4486 ext. 12676
www.dotfoods.com<http://www.dotfoods.com><http://www.dotfoods.com<http://www.dotfoods.com>>

From: OpenSource
<opensource-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:opensource-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx>>
On Behalf Of Bryan Dietz
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 8:32 PM
To: Midrange- L
<midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>>; IBMi Open
Source Roundtable
<opensource@xxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:opensource@xxxxxxxxxxxx>>
Subject: [EXTERNAL] [IBMiOSS] Mono Port To IBM i Now Available

I recall this coming up before.

https://www.itjungle.com/2018/10/31/mono-port-to-ibm-i-now-available/<https://www.itjungle.com/2018/10/31/mono-port-to-ibm-i-now-available/><https://www.itjungle.com/2018/10/31/mono-port-to-ibm-i-now-available/<https://www.itjungle.com/2018/10/31/mono-port-to-ibm-i-now-available/>>

<snip>
IBM i shops that want to run Microsoft .NET can now do so through the
Mono middleware, which was officially ported to IBM i and AIX earlier
this year by the Mono community. While the port is not feature
complete, Mono can now run on IBM i 7.1 and higher via the PASE AIX
runtime. It?s not a native port, but it?s better than nothing.

Mono is an open source implementation of Microsoft?s .NET Framework,
including a C# compiler and the Common Language Runtime (CLR), that
allow .NET applications to run on non-Windows platforms, including
Linux, MacOS, BSD, various flavors of Linux, and even video game
consoles like Xbox and PlayStation.
</snip>






--
This is the IBMi Open Source Roundtable (OpenSource) mailing list
To post a message email:
OpenSource@xxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:OpenSource@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options,
visit:
https://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/opensource<https://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/opensource>
or email:
OpenSource-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:OpenSource-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives
at
https://archive.midrange.com/opensource<https://archive.midrange.com/opensource>.

Help support midrange.com by shopping at amazon.com with our affiliate
link: https://amazon.midrange.com<https://amazon.midrange.com>
--
This is the IBMi Open Source Roundtable (OpenSource) mailing list
To post a message email: OpenSource@xxxxxxxxxxxx
To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options,
visit: https://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/opensource
or email: OpenSource-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives
at https://archive.midrange.com/opensource.

Help support midrange.com by shopping at amazon.com with our affiliate
link: https://amazon.midrange.com


As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.

This thread ...

Follow-Ups:
Replies:

Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2022 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].

Operating expenses for this site are earned using the Amazon Associate program and Google Adsense.