Projex4i – IBM i Developer Powertools

Free software for IBM i (System i, iSeries, AS400) developers

Make life easier for software developers and system analysts working on the IBM i power systems.

Projex4i is a collection of IBM i Software tools; utilities, commands and re-usable procedures. It’s full of time saving commands which are extensions to the operating system, enhancements to some IBM commands and improved replacements for others — it’s designed to make life easier for every developer, operator and user of the IBM i Power System.

With regular service packs, the Software Projex Toolkit is continually evolving and growing.

 

History

PGMRAID (1990-1996)

free as400 software
Born on the System/38, this was a collection of QUSRTOOL-like utilities. With the launch of the IBM AS/400 the toolkit quickly evolved to fill holes in the software development life cycle. File editing utilities, debugging tools and source code tidy-up routines

PROJEX400 (1997-2008)

iseries
Now running exclusively on the IBM AS400, the first major revamp saw a rewrite of the majority of RPG code to RPG400 and a slew of new cool tools for the AS400 and iSeries. This was available as shareware for over ten years and over two thousand downloads

PROJEX4i (2008+)

IBM i power-system
The latest re-branding to align with IBM’s new operating system – welcome to IBM ‘i’. The Projex4i Toolkit has grown over the years and is now completely written in modern RPGLE /Free using the latest SQL and Stored procedure technologies.

Useage

The PROJEX4i Toolkit is an IBM i command driven set of tools. Easy access from the command line allows developers to repeat functions easily using tools like PDM.

 

Extensive On-line help text is available against all parameters for each command, and also available from any displayable screen.

Scope

The toolkit contains many utilities aiding #IBM-i developers and power-users:

  • Source Code Investigation
  • Code development
  • Object Management
  • Database management
  • Documentation
  • Problem determination
  • Debugging
  • Data modeling
  • Impact analysis
  • Time planning and reporting
  • Multi-platform communications tools
  • Source file editing tools
  • User Games
  • and much more!

Extensive On-line help text is available against all parameters for each command, and also available from any displayable screen.

 

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