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*** May 18 with Liam Allan -Something OPEN for Everyone! YOUR PICK All-Day, Half-Day or Evening Only ***

  • 18 May 2017
  • 2:00 PM
  • NEW *** tandooriflames.us


  • Includes Dinner
  • Includes Dinner
  • Includes dinner
  • Includes Dinner
  • Dinner NOT included
  • Dinner not included

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Start Time: Registration at 1:30pm



Education Event with

Liam Allan

2017 IBM Champions of Power and 2016  Student Innovation Award recipient

Your Pick - Half-Day, Full-Day or Evening Only

Open Source ILE Concepts

(Starting at 2:30pm)


During this session. We will talk about Git, ILE, RPG, OSS. We talk about how Git works (commits, repos, branching), how we make it work with RPG and already exiting ILE projects which are open-source. This is a higher level s

Learning Objectives:

1. What open-source is and what it is NOT 
2. Basic understanding of how Git works 
3. How to integrate Git with ILE projects 
4. Learning about already open-source ILE projects that use Git (including Relic)

Node.JS and RPGLE

the Perfect Partners

(Starting at 4 PM)

Node.js has created a great deal of buzz within the IBM i community, and for good reason. The open source language is powerful, scalable, and appeals to developers of all ages. Node.js can be deployed in a number of ways… but how well is it a fit for business applications? In this session, Alex will demonstrate that Node.js is an ideal language for business application programming, in addition to your existing RPG efforts.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees of this session will learn: How Node.js is capable of deploying applications that are database-driven and transactional Why Node.js and RPG are perfect partners, and how they integrate for powerful business applications How to manage Node's “Callback Hell” through a development framework

Dinner about 5:30pm
Web Services via RPG/SQL
(Starting at 6:30pm)
In this, you can discover how simple using embedded SQL is to add extra functionality to your existing or new RPG programs - including the use of the DB2 for i scalar functions and IBM i services to access the web.

Learning Objectives:

1. What the SQL pre-compiler is and does 
2. What scalar functions, UDFs and IBM i services are. 
3. Using DB2 scalar functions within your RPG programs 
4. Downloading files within RPG using DB2 
5. Sending web requests (SOAP, REST) within RPG using DB2 
6. Parsing XML within RPG using the DB2 XMLTABLE and XMLPARSE functions.

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