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The Toronto Users Group  
 for Power Systems (TUG) is a user group/forum for the exchange  
 of ideas, and specializes  
 in providing affordable 
  education relating to the  
 IBM iSeries, AS/400,  
 System i, and Power Systems platforms.  

 TUG is in its 24th year of operation.


EVENT:          TUG Meeting of Members (MoM)
DATE:             Wednesday, September 17, 2008
                                    Registration: 4:30 pm
                                    Meeting Starts at 5:00 pm
LOCATION:    Sheraton Parkway Toronto North
                           600 Highway 7 east (at Leslie)
                           Richmond Hill, Ontario  L4B 1B2 Canada
ADMISSION:   Free to all TUG members 
                           (Plus: FREE underground parking)


   Time              Topic
    5:00 pm        Rational Developer for System i (RDi) for Beginners
    6:00 pm        Intermission & Networking (Complimentary Buffet)
    7:00 pm        Remote Systems LPEX Editor – the Best of Both Worlds

Rational Developer for System i (RDi) for Beginners

5:00 pm Session Abstract
This session will cover the tools that are available in the Rational Developer for System i, and their seamless integration. It will cover the Remote System Explorer, which is used to create and maintain the RPG, COBOL, DDS and CL programs, and the Integrated i5/OS Debugger, It will also include the Application Diagram and Screen Designer tools which are part of RDi and were previously only shipped in the advanced edition of WDSC. The Application Diagram creates diagrams that represent the structure of RPG, COBOL and CL applications; providing both a call graph view and an ILE bindings view. The Screen Designer Technology Preview provides a graphical, point and click way to design DDS display files.

Don Yantzi
5:00 Speaker
Don Yantzi is the technical lead for WDSC and Rational Developer for System i (RDi). He works at the IBM Toronto Lab and has been involved in the design and development of the Remote System Explorer and Application Diagram since their inception. Don is a co-author of an upcoming book on the Remote System Explorer and is a frequent speaker at COMMON and System i user group meetings.

TUG Meeting of Members (MoM)
Intermission — 6:00 pm  
Mingle and network with professional colleagues.

  • Enjoy our complimentary buffet dinner.
  • Limited seating  
  • REGISTER with the TUG office of your intention to participate, to be guaranteed a seat.
  • You can call, fax, or use the TUG website to register, (stating: name, company, phone number, and number attending).  

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Remote Systems LPEX Editor – the Best of Both Worlds

7:00 pm Session Abstract
This session will cover the Remote Systems LPEX Editor, which is the default editor in RSE. It will go over the basic editing functions, the language-specific features that facilitate editing, customization and keyboard shortcuts. Most importantly, if you are an SEU user, this session will show that you can use the SEU commands in Remote Systems LPEX Editor and much more!

Nazmin Haji
7:00 Speaker

Nazmin Haji has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario. She joined IBM in 1988 and has worked on the development of ILE RPG compiler and was one of the key developers involved in the early design of RSE in WDSC and RDi. She is currently the Technical Lead for RSE and is responsible for design, development, testing, and maintenance of RDi. Nazmin is a co-author of an upcoming book on the Remote System Explorer. She is also a frequent speaker at COMMON and System i user groups.

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