TUG Buzz! for April 14, 2014

IN THIS ISSUE:

  1. TEC 2014 - Speaker Profile
  2. TUG Golf Classic 2014 - June 26
  3. iDev Cloud

TUG TEC 2014 "i Can Do IT"

John Valance21st Annual Technical Education Conference
April 24-25, 2014 • Seneca @ York

** LAST WEEK TO REGISTER **

Speaker Profile

In each issue of TUG Buzz between now and the conference, we will feature one of our fantastic TEC 2014 speakers. This time it's John Valance.

John Valance has worked on the IBM midrange platform since 1983 and on web development since 1998. As a consultant and developer, John specializes in database and web application development on the IBM i platform. He is also a trainer for Zend Technologies, teaching PHP Foundations for IBM i Programmers, and is a Zend Certified Engineer. He has extensive programming experience in RPG, Java, PHP, and JavaScript, and he enjoys explaining new programming concepts to RPG programmers. John is a frequent presenter at user groups, and has created presentations and labs on many web development topics. John is the president and founder of Division 1 Systems, a software and services firm based in Burlington Vermont (www.div1sys.com).

Growing up in New York City, John started his career in the NY area, but moved to Vermont in 1994 to raise a family and has been there ever since. John is also an accomplished musician, playing a variety of instruments and styles.

John can be reached at johnv@div1sys.com.

John's Sessions at TEC 2014:
    • 21A - Connecting the Dots: Building Web Applications
                  with PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    • 23A - Web Mastery with JavaScript
    • 24A - PHP – Beyond the Basics
    • 25A - Bring Your Web Applications to Life with jQuery


Conference Prices

    Full Conference Rate:
        • TUG Members $695 (plus HST)
        • Non-members $795 (plus HST)
       
  TEC 2014 PDF brochure

TEC is the Toronto Users Group’s annual Technical Education Conference. This year, once again, we will be conducting the event at the York University Keele Street Campus in conjunction with Seneca College, with a new and exciting agenda! We have a very intense lineup of main themes including, but not limited to:
    • Performance Management
    • Web and Mobile Development on IBM i
    • IBM i & RPG Application Development
    • Modernizing your IBM i Applications
    • Accessing and Optimizing IBM i data
    • IBM i System Management

We have invited some of the industry’s top speakers, including: Tim Rowe, Aaron Bartell, Jim Cooper, Susan Gantner, Charles Guarino, Jackie Jansen, Scott Klement, Kent Milligan, Barbara Morris, Jon Paris, Robin Tatam, John Valance, Eden Watt, and many others!

Register for TEC2014 at: www.tug.ca/tec/Reg/index.html



TECRegister (as a TEC EXPO sponsor) online at:
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Download the Sponsor Invitation (PDF) at: www.tug.ca/tec/tec2014_Sponsor-Invitation.pdf Read More

Download the TEC 2014 conference brochure (PDF) at: www.tug.ca/tec/tec2014_brochure.pdf Read More

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TUG Golf Classic 2014

We will be back again at St. Andrews Valley on June 26, 2014, but in order to book the course, we had to promise a minimum of 72 players. So we need everyone to book early.

Download the flyer at: www.tug.ca/Golf/TUG-Golf-2014.PDF

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iDev Cloud

Sign up now for iDevCloud! You will be able to:

  • Share between multiple developers
  • Get private library and storage
  • Have access to most of the IBM i development tools
  • Select i7.1… for now and move to 8.1 as soon as available.
  • Have All compilers for IBM i tools available

The Performance is monitored by system managers with adjustments as needed. The system is accessible at anytime from anywhere in the world. Just a computer and an internet connection are needed. Any work done on the system stays on the system until removed by its owner.

Contact Leo Lefebvre at leo@tug.ca to get started.

(*Free startup for TUG members.)

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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 29th year of operation.



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