UIIPA – Our 33rd Year!

UIIPA – Our 33rd Year!

Utah IBM i Professionals Association

Posts filed under Mobile Apps

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 SoftwareImage result for rocket software

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

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

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.

February Meeting: Creating Mobile Apps with Plain ol’ RPG

Our February meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 12th at 11:00 a.m. at the Murray City Offices (City Council Chambers), 5025 South State Street. 

Roger Pence will join us via teleconference for this presentation.  There will be several choices of pizza to enjoy while we listen.  Please join us.

How to Create Great Mobile Apps with Plain Ol’ RPG
By Roger Pence
ASNA Product Evangelist

mobile-rpg-intro-350x353ASNA recently released ASNA Mobile RPG (MR). MR lets you create a great mobile user interface and write mobile applications (that target either smartphones and/or tablets) for it with ILE RPG. Your RPG programmers won’t need to spend months learning HTML, JavaScript, CSS, or any of the other traditional technologies used to create mobile apps. You will get the full scoop on MR in this session ASNA Mobile RPG benefits include:

  • Rapid results
  • Target smartphones or tablets
  • No HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, Objective C or other traditional technologies to learn
  • Empowers your RPG programmers to create mobile apps
  • Integrate RPG with native mobile facilities such as the phone, text messaging, and geo location

Don’t miss this great session! It isn’t a sales pitch, instead Roger rolls up his sleeves and shows you how to use Mobile RPG to get your mobile on! Read more about ASNA Mobile RPG at http://asna.com/mobile-rpg

Roger PenceATT00001Our speaker, Roger Pence, is ASNA’s Product Evangelist and its Marketing Director. Roger has trained thousands of ASNA customers over the years and is also heavily involved with creating technical and educational content for ASNA Marketing. Prior to joining ASNA Roger was a senior technical editor for NEWS/400 magazine and the author of the 400/Group’s AS/400 and Windows newsletter.