Monday, April 10, 2023

May 2023 meeting

Our May meeting will be on Tuesday May 16 starting at 6:30 PM US Central Time (see the time in your time zone).

This month we welcome Jim Buck, author, teacher, and ten year IBM Champion, as our guest presenter.

This meeting is online, FREE, and open to everyone who registers. It will not be recorded, therefore, if you arrive late you will miss out.

Spaces are limited, and you must register by clicking here.

Presentation  RPG, MVC Architecture and Modernization
Developing ILE code requires the developer to change their thought processes, gone are the large programs doing complicated processes. ILE requires the developer to think in small easily managed procedures. Reusable procedures, modules, and service programs.

Learning Objectives

  1. Why use Model View Controller architecture
  2. Improve developers understanding of service programs
  3. Learn why Service programs should be data centric rather that application centric
  4. Learn how correctly designed service programs will make your life easier

IBM i Developers wanting to get started with or improve their programming skills using modern RPG coding techniques.

Bio:  Jim is the president and founder of imPower Technologies where he provides professional IBM i online/onsite training. He is active in the IBM i community working to help companies train their employees in the latest IBM technologies and helps companies develop the next generation of IBM i professionals.

His career in IT has spanned more than 38+ years, primarily in college education, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. Past president, for 13 years, of the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association, and has served on several teams developing IBM and COMMON certification tests. Jim has co-authored several IBM i books with Bryan Meyers that are used by many companies and in colleges worldwide, including "Programming in ILE RPG" 5th Edition being the latest in 2015.

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