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February 19, 2012 – BCD has unveiled a new version of Presto™. This release (version 4.5) contains many new features, including a Visual Editor palette, updated subfile detection, HTML5 SmartCharts™ and performance improvements that render web-enabled screens up to three times faster than previous versions.
BCD and Zend Join Forces to Help IBM Clients Modernize Legacy Applications and Create New Applications with PHP
August 15, 2012 – BCD and Zend have announced a go-to-market partnership. Together, Zend and BCD will work to equip IBM i clients with the industry's best and most complete range of modernization tools, from web- enablement of green screen applications to the development, management and scaling of new applications with PHP.
June 12, 2012 – BCD has just unveiled a new release of WebSmart ILE. Websmart ILE 9.2 offers a grid template for a more modern way of displaying and editing data in a tabular layout, support for creating PDF files from web applications and pages, and an enhancement to SmartCharts that offers support for non-Flash devices like iPads.
May 7, 2012 – BCD has just unveiled a new release of Presto. With Presto 4 any device that can display a browser can now render your critical IBM i business applications in a format that is universally synonymous with mobility. This is significant news for IBM i shops who have to navigate today's business environment where tablets and smartphones are playing an increasingly important role.
May 7, 2012 – BCD has just unveiled a new release of WebSmart PHP. WebSmart PHP 4.4 offers an interactive debugger, a new licensing option for organizations that don't have an IBM i, improved validation of any PHP file and an enhancement to SmartCharts for non-Flash devices like iPads.
May 7, 2012 – BCD has just unveiled a new release of Clover Query. Clover 3.6 expands the number of database types that you can create web-based reports over by including MS SQL and MySQL templates. It also includes a PDF template to produce reports in the very popular PDF format as well as enhanced SmartCharts that allow you to create graphs for non-Flash devices like iPads.
May 7, 2012 – BCD and Proximity Resourcing Ltd. / CSI Ltd. announced today the finalization of a strategic partnership between the companies. This partnership is intended to improve the availability of BCD's solutions in the UK and Ireland while expanding the in-demand portfolios of Proximity and CSI. With this agreement, Proximity and CSI are now BCD's exclusive UK and Ireland business partners.
May 2, 2011 – Version 4 of Nexus now supports authenticating users against LDAP and Active Directory which makes it even easier for site administrators to manage users and improves the end user experience. Many organizations now use LDAP, a cross platform client server protocol, to store and authenticate user IDs and passwords as well to query and modify other information.
May 4, 2010 – BCD announced that the West Haven, Connecticut, Police Department won the 2010 COMMON / IBM Innovation Award in the Small and Midsized Innovation Award category. BCD is proud to announce that IBM and BCD Business Partner, DCS, Inc. (www.dcs911.com) developed their award winning solutions with BCD's WebSmart ILE web application development tool, Nexus Portal and Clover Query. Mary Rooney, DCS President, attributes BCD solutions as being a key contributor to the success of their ground-breaking mobile information system designed for use by law enforcement.
May 4, 2010 – BCD announced today new releases for its entire WebSmart family of products. The new versions, WebSmart ILE 8.2, WebSmart PHP 3.2, and Clover Query 2.0 include product specific features such as gradient charts, new XML functions, Oracle templates and the flexibility to schedule reports. All three products share the same IDE, providing tight integration between new RPG and PHP web application development with both editions of WebSmart and real-time web reports and queries with Clover.
May 4, 2010 – BCD announced today that Presto, BCD's latest innovation in affordable rapid application modernization, has just emerged with a new modern look, a Visual Screen Editor and an improved out of the box experience. These new Presto features satisfy users who want an instant professional look for their 5250 web enabled screens; who want to enhance screens without needing to know HTML; and who want all of their program and system screens rendered as web pages without needing to make alignment changes. Version 2.0 of Presto is now available to evaluate or as an upgrade, and can be downloaded from http://www.bcdsoftware.com/presto.
May 4, 2010 – In a recent Webinar, leading IBM i modernization vendor Business Computer Design Int’l Inc. (www.bcdsoftware.com) introduced several new features in its latest version of Nexus Portal. Version 3.6 of Nexus offers a Google Search Appliance portlet that lets users apply the flexibility and power of Google searching and indexing to their own content, full support for Firefox users and a major revision to the code that improved page load times by up to 40%.
April 27, 2009 – BCD unveiled a new general release of Catapult, version 7, following an extensive beta test cycle. Catapult, a PC and IBM i Client/Server application for automated document and report distribution, has been rewritten in a modern language. This has resulted in huge performance increases (15 times faster in most cases), a more modern and intuitive XP/Vista looking UI and it has strategically positioned itself for faster delivery of new features.
April 27, 2009 – Aldon, the ALM company for IT compliance, and BCD, a market leader in IBM i and multi-platform application modernization solutions, today announced a strategic technology partnership aimed at bringing new levels of process automation and efficiency to web application development and modernization for the IBM i platform covering PHP and RPG-CGI centric projects.
April 27, 2009 – Product developers at BCD have invested thousands of hours working on enhancements to many of the components that form the BCD Modernization Suite. BCD is a software company sharply focused on offering application and business process modernization tools that are easy for IBM i professionals to learn and use.
April 27, 2009 – BCD has released version 1.6 of Clover, its real-time IBM i Web reporting and querying tool. Clover now has the ability to import query definitions from IBM Query/400 and output them as real-time web reports, graphs and spreadsheets - bringing new life to tens of thousands of existing reports that have been defined in IBM's 20-year-old query tool.
BCD Exhibits in Their 33rd Consecutive COMMON Conference - Hosts Three Application Modernization Labs & Sessions
March 20, 2009 – BCD announces they are exhibiting in their 33rd consecutive COMMON Conference and Expo. The COMMON Annual Conference is being held in Reno, Nevada, from April 26 through April 30.
While at COMMON, members are encouraged to attend educational labs on IBM i application modernization, BCD will conduct three such labs and sessions. One lab is on Rapid PHP Web App Development using WebSmart PHP. The second is on Rapid RPG CGI Web App Development using WebSmart ILE. The third is a general PHP application development educational session. WebSmart Web application development tools have received 13 industry awards for excellence in the IBM i modernization space.
BCD Consulting announces two new services: PHP web application development and green screen enablement of 5250 applications
March 13, 2009 - BCD has been seeing an increase in consulting activity, especially in the area of IBM i PHP application development and web enablement of green screen applications so today they are officially announcing two new services
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