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Change a Core Application without Breaking its APIs

Every programming student begins their education with the fundamentals of code logic. “Have the conditions been met? If yes, execute the action. If no, do nothing.” The open source video game-building application, Stencyl, teaches conditional logic in the form of visual, puzzle-piece-like blocks of code that the user drags onto the workspace in specific ways. […]

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Celebrating Women in Technology at Rocket

Despite challenging weather conditions, hundreds of the best and brightest women in IT turned out in New York for the inaugural Women in IT Awards USA. Rocket’s own Jennifer Nelson made the short list for “Data Leader of the Year.” Jennifer’s contributions include helping to develop the data virtualization technology that helps many financial institutions, […]

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Imagine This: PSD2 Compliance, Only it Doesn’t Hurt

There’s no denying it; complying with PSD2 (known as the revised Payment Services Directive) is going to be a pain for a lot of banks and financial organizations. The new European rule is opening the door to a wave of third-party services that can give consumers more authority over their financial data and facilitate merchant […]

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Live from SHARE 2018 Sacramento: IMS Administration Tool, the Cockpit for the Modern IMS DBA

This week I had the pleasure of attending the SHARE Sacramento conference, speaking with customers and business partners, and presenting on a topic I am very passionate about, IMS and the new IBM IMS Administration Tool V1.1. In my mind this product is so significant because it represents IBM and Rocket’s continued commitment to innovation […]

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Congratulations to Our 2018 IBM Champions!

Day in and day out, Rocketeers inspire me with their brilliance, creativity, and dedication. It’s not just me they’re impressing, though—it’s also our customers, our partners, and our communities. Whether it’s Ellucian naming Rocket as its Growth Partner of the Year or Rocket® D3 taking home DBTA’s Reader’s Choice Award for Best MultiValue Database, Rocketeers […]

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Happy Birthday, Git for z/OS!

It’s been just over a year since the release of our Git for z/OS ported open source tool. At the time of its debut, customers and mainframers were already excited following the addition of other modern tools and languages to the mainframe—languages like Python, JavaScript, and PHP. Rocket has always been invested in open source […]

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Doing Good in Ones and Zeroes

For college students, Saturday mornings are typically a time to catch up on sleep or homework. However, this past weekend approximately 40 Catholic University of America (CUA) students from a variety of disciplines spent the day trying to solve the homelessness problem. The students were eager participants in the university’s first Homeless Hackathon, which was […]

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