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Thursday, April 27 • 9:15am - 10:15am
349: Merlin and VS Code: Powerful Options for Next Gen Apps

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What exactly is all of this hype around Merlin, VS Code and Next Gen Apps? Are you confused about what exactly "Next Gen Apps" really means, how your existing development fits into this new paradigm, and if you should consider embracing one of these new tools? Compare and contrast your development environment(s): SEU, RDi, VS Code and Merlin (and others??) and see what your different options are - then consider each package's inherent strengths and weaknesses as you start to move down the Next Gen path.

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn what NextGen Apps actually are
2. Learn about Merlin
3. Learn about VS Code and all of its "different flavors"
4. Compare and contrast Merlin v VS Code
5. Live demo of both tools

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Andrew Clark

DevOps Manager, Arcad Software
Andrew Clark has been working on Enterprise platforms for more than 30 years, starting his career as an intern at IBM working on the secret "Mankato Project” with RS/6000, mainframe, and pre-release versions of OS/400; advancing from testing to a Team Leader on the QQ (Query) team... Read More →
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Liam Allan

Advisory Software Engineer, IBM
Visual Studio Code fellow

Thursday April 27, 2023 9:15am - 10:15am MDT
Governors Square 11
  • Session Level Intermediate
  • Audience Existing developer and operations personnel who want to implement or learn more about Merlin and DevOps, and C-level decision-makers that need to understand Merlin and VS Code better and whether either makes sense in their environment