Emerging trends for IBM i shops in 2018 – Annual Christmas luncheon

We are excited to announce our annual Christmas luncheon!  We give special thanks to Rocket Software for their contribution and support for this luncheon and meeting.  Please come out for some holiday cheer with UIIPA.ORG and Rocket Software, who has gone to great lengths to make this a NO-CHARGE event.

This year’s raffle will be SIGNIFICANT, so make sure your membership is current (paid dues), arrive on-time, stay with us for 90 minutes or so, and you could be a BIG holiday winner !  Renew memberships here in advance:  http://uiipa.org/membership/

Date: Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Time: 11:00am – 1:00 pm

Location: ADP Salt Lake City – 2835 Decker Lake Drive, Salt Lake City,  UT 84119 [Directions/Parking Info] (free parking)

Lunch: Rocket Software is sponsoring our lunch this year so lunch will be at no cost (even without membership)!

Catered by Tandoor Indian Grill (and the uiipa.org traditional holiday Cheesecake !)

Please RSVP for any portion of this session (Thank you for the RSVP’s already received).

Topic: Emerging trends for IBM i shops in 2018

Speaker:  Charles Jones, Engineer, Rocket Software

Who Should Attend: Developers, Administrators, Engineers, Managers/Management, Business Partners, anyone interested in the IBM i and its future.

Session Abstract: 

  • Building and scaling APIs (web services) on the IBM i: approaches and success stories
    • This is a good follow-on to the Web Services topic presented at our October meeting
  • Bridge the skills gap by empowering programmers to use modern languages with your IBM i apps
  • Keeping the IBM i current in the world of web and mobile
  • Node.js development for IBM i
  • Enable bimodal development

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.

Author: Joe Wood