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Monday, April 24 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
359: An RPGer's Take on VS Code for IBM i

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These days RDi and Merlin aren't the only options for IBM i developers looking for an SEU alternative. If those IBM products aren't your cup of tea or are beyond your budget, there's a new free tool that you may find intriguing.

In this session, Susan will introduce you to her explorations of the open source extension to Visual Code Studio called Code for IBM i. Come to see how to make the transition from the green screen to a powerful, expandable and more productive free alternative. Join Susan to see what all the hype is about and explore another modern way to develop RPG/CL/COBOL code for IBM i applications.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand what Code for IBM i offers RPG/COBOL/CL programmers
2. Learn how to make a transition from green screen editors to a modern IDE

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Susan Gantner

IBM i evangelist, Partner400 & System i Developer
Susan's 30+ year career began as an application programmer for companies in Atlanta, Georgia, working on a variety of hardware and software platforms. She joined IBM in 1985 and developed a close association with the Rochester lab during the development of the AS/400 system. Susan... Read More →

Monday April 24, 2023 11:30am - 12:30pm MDT
Governors Square 14
  Programmer Tools
  • Session Level Intermediate
  • Audience IBM i traditional language (RPG, COBOL, CL, etc) developers looking to enhance productivity with a modern IDE