ReST API's for IBMi Made Simple

REST4i is a rapid way to integrate your IBMi applications and data with mobile and the cloud. Use existing RPG skills to build, secure, document and deploy API's and Consumers for REST/SOAP.

API as a service:Management, Development & Deployment. Pilot or Live API Quick Start JWT OAuth Token, User Managment, Mediation Patterns, GDPR Data Scans LXR Cloud REST API & Consumer Code Generators, REST API Documentation &Dev Portal LXR Accelerator RPGLE API & Consumer Coding Framework & CodeTemplates for REST & SOAP LXR iCore Bound RPGLE Program LXR iCoreModules YourRPGLE Logic REST API Web Mobile Partner IOT

REST4i works with any existing API Management tools and infrastructure, or has cost-effective alternatives with for OAuth/JWT, DevPortal, and reusable patterns for secure deployment.

What are people saying About REST4i?

REST4i is one of the slickest tools I have seen on the IBM i in many years.

I've been an RPG programmer for a long time, and it (REST4i) taps into the power of the IBM i like no other tool I've seen.

REST4i has worked even better than we could have hoped for. Our API strategy has leaped years ahead.

We had our first REST service running on our IBM i within an hour of downloading REST4i.

LXR iCore

API Provider & Consumer Coding Framework with User Templates for REST/SOAP

Only code the business requirement

LXR iCore Demo

LXR Accelerator

Watch how REST4i simplifies building REST API's with complex and structured JSON using existing skills

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Use-case templates and examples for REST API's and SOAP Services and Consumers .

No PCML or brittle data structures that break easily & are difficult to maintain
Elastic JSON parsers that expand and contract as transaction data evolves or varies.
No resource-hungry, complicated or expensive middleware. Just RPG & SQL.
No post-compilation configurations per program : just compile and use
Re-use existing skills, logic and data to rapidly connect to mobile apps, cloud and IOT

LXR Accelerator

A Cloud Solution to generate and document your APi's & Consumers

LXR Accelerator Demo

LXR Accelerator

See how to Generate RPG REST API's automatically from SWAGGER/OAS3

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Different Ways to Build API's with REST4i

There are various tools and approaches for building RPG REST API's and Consumers over the LXR iCore Framework.

LXR RDi is a RDi/Eclipse Plugin supplied by Remain Software, which generates REST API's & integrates SCM workflow with TDOMS

LXR iCoreprovides templates and examples in RPGLE, for each typical use case.

LXR Accelerator generates SWAGGER specs & API RPG code stubs automatically, with DB2 field mapping & SQL IO built-in.

LXR Accelerator documents REST APIs from RPG API code & catalogues these in a developer portal.


LXR RDi

LXR RDi Plugin with SCM TDOMS

Generate RPG REST API's using Remain Software RDi/Eclipse Plugin, and integrate with the SCM processes using TDOMS

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LXR Accelerator

LXR Accelerator

Generate REST API documentation RPG REST API's automatically, while mapping API fields to the DB2 database fields using LXR Accelerator Cloud

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LXR iCore

LXR Accelerator

Watch how LXR simplifies building REST API's with complex and structured JSON using existing RPG skills

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API Quick Start

A Quick Start Service to Learn how to build, secure and deploy a REST API

End-to-End API Pilot with Quick Start

Digital integration potentially spans many architectures, tools, methodologies, and standards. Many of these are new and constantly evolving.

Making the right decisions and selections in managing, developing and deploying API's is critical for security, flexibility and competitiveness.

An API project typically involves business stakeholders, infrastructure and development teams.

Our experienced consultants can bring these technologies and teams together in a two-week Agile sprint, using a focused business deliverable to build a functional REST API Pilot.

The key API areas covered are:

  • API Management
  • API Development
  • API Deployment
Conact us to chat with one of our consultants about API Quick Start