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Tuesday, April 25 • 10:30am - 11:30am
368: Alan’s Favorite tips for Open Source on IBM i (That Will Impress Your Boss)

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Open source delivers new interfaces and functionality for your IBM i applications—and broadens the talent pool for your development team. Python, PHP, and Node.js are among the most popular open source tools on IBM i, for good reason. Combined with today’s ODBC database connectivity, API standards, and RPG/ COBOL integration, they are a powerful way to extend traditional applications to the web, mobile devices, and APIs.

Join Alan Seiden to learn his favorite tips for making your open source stack as reliable as your traditional IBM i applications. He’ll share ways to ensure smooth operation of:
1. Python, PHP, Node.js_
3. Apache_
4. Connections to RPG and COBOL
5. And how to manage the rapid pace of updates!

Learning Objectives:
1. Tips from the trenches and managing and using open source
2. Best practices for the various languages
3. How to use them in practice and get speed and security

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Alan Seiden

Principal, Seiden Group
How to modernize and create something new while leveraging your valuable business logic.APIs, IBM i, open source, web, PHP, Node.js, Python, RPG, ERPs

Tuesday April 25, 2023 10:30am - 11:30am MDT
Governors Square 16
  Programming - General
  • Session Level All
  • Audience Developers