UIIPA – Our 33rd Year!

UIIPA – Our 33rd Year!

Utah IBM i Professionals Association

Archive for May 2017

RDi – The Future of coding on the IBM i

Date: Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Time: 11:00am – 12:30 pm (Free parking, Raffle, Lunch, & Networking)

Please note the change in location for this month’s session:

Location: Dealertrack – Sandy campus (2nd floor of WCF Insurance building) – 100 W Towne Ridge Pkwy, Sandy, UT 84070 Dealertrack_WCF_building_directions    **Please park on west side of building**

Topic: RDi – The Future of coding on the IBM i

Speaker: Doug Howard, Senior Software Engineer at Dealertrack, Inc (Cox Automotive)

Session Abstract:  We will learn how powerful RDi is and how much it can improve your coding.  There are many things you can do in SEU that you can do in RDi.  We will cover topics like setting up a connection in RDi, using Filters, compiling, managing perspectives and views, what they are and what they do.  We will dive into Preferences to see how to customize RDi to best suit your workflow.  We’ll examine useful Keyboard Shortcuts and discuss how to create your own commands within RDi.  We’ll do an overview of Debugging and look at some useful Plugin tools available in RDi.

Who Should Attend:  RPG Developers should attend this session and anyone interested in using RDi more or for the first time.  Managers and Administrators who have teams who use or may be considering RDi and would like to understand the features available in RDi should also attend.  All Members & Non-member are welcome.


Doug Howard
 is currently a Senior Software Engineer at Dealertrack, Inc. (Cox Automotive).  He has been working as an RPG programmer for 13 years.  He has been using RDi (WDSC) since 2005.

 

 

 

 

Special thanks to New Generation Software, Inc. (NGS) for sponsoring our Pizza lunch for this month’s meeting.

Special thanks to Maxava (Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, & High Availability Software for the IBM i) for their generous contributions and support of the UIIPA membership.

Thank you also to Dealertrack, Inc. for hosting this month’s session.