Downloading Mobile RPG
Licenses Needed for ASNA Mobile RPG
Limitations of 9.0
If you have installed a previous release, please uninstall it before installing this release.
Only one installation of Visual RPG, Windows Deployment, or DataGate WebPak may be installed on a single machine. The Windows Deployment and WebPak components are subsets of what is contained in the AVR installation package. Attempting to install Visual RPG (the development package) onto a machine where the Deployment package is already installed (or vice-versa) will result in neither package working.
ASNA Mobile RPG is composed of several items, some of them are used exclusively at design time, others at design and run time, there are items installed on the Windows machines and there are others installed on the IBM i.
These are the ASNA components used at design time:
For run time, the ASNA components needed are:
The download packages on this page include the components for MDA, Monarch Collector and WebPak. The downloadable package for DataGate 15.0 for IBM i can be found here.
Installing Microsoft's latest service packs, high priority and optional software updates for Windows, the .NET Framework, and Visual Studio 2017 is highly recommended.
Mobile Design Aid has been tested on the following operating systems:
To set up a silent installation, you must download the Mobile RPG package or otherwise have it available on your Windows machine or network.
Then, in a command prompt, enter the path to the folder where the Mobile RPG installation package is saved followed by Setup.exe, using the following syntax:
The following options are required for silent installation:
Other available installation options are:
Note: Multiple installation options may be used.
To repair an installation from the command line:
To uninstall from the command line:
Before installing MDA, please ensure the Windows machine is equipped with the following:
On the IBM i, you will need the following:
Supported Web Browsers
ASNA Mobile RPG may be used with many different browsers. However only the versions listed on our Supported browsers page have been tested and are officially supported
Supported Mobile Operating Systems
ASNA Mobile RPG produces pages that may be used with many mobile operating systems. Generally, they work best on newer platforms, but they will function on any of the following:
iOS versions 5
Apple iPhone 3GS, 4
Apple iPad 2
iOS versions 6
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPad Mini
Samsung Galaxy S II
Samsung Player 4
Samsung Galaxy S III
HTC Droid DNA
Google Nexus 7
or Dolphin (for full screen)
Microsoft Surface RT
Microsoft Surface Pro
*The Chart Control's DataView grip may not function optimally in IE10, if your application uses this particular functionality, consider using Safari.
ASNA Mobile RPG requires license keys on the Windows and IBM i machines.
On the development Windows machine apply these license keys (Using the Registration Assistant):
On the IBM i apply these license keys:
This build 9.0 of Mobile RPG has the following limitations:
Required IBM i SYSVAL and User Profile setting required for Mobile RPG 9.0:
The following System Values are required:
- QMLTTHDACN: 1 or 2
ASNA Wings requires
QRMTSIGN to be set to
*VERIFY; but this is only necessary to use the ASNA Browser-based emulator with Wings.
It is assumed that Mobile RPG will be used with new RPG programs, rather than invoking the ASNA emulator on mobile devices.
Limitations of IBM Rational Open Access - RPG Edition
ILE RPG (RPGIV)only. All other languages are excluded at this time, including CL.
For more details, please see Chapter 6 in the document link below:
Note - If this software is downloaded via Microsoft Internet Explorer you may receive a message stating that this file "is not commonly downloaded" when attempting to install it. In this event click the View Downloads button, select the ASNA product to install from that list, and confirm that you'd like to install it.
Similarly, attempting to install the software directly through Microsoft Windows 8 or 10 may cause a "Windows protected your PC" message to appear. In this event click the small More Info prompt on the left, and click Run Anyway on the following window.
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