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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Meeting of Members
Admission: Free to all TUG members ($60 non-members)
Register for the next TUG MoM at: www.tug.ca/reg_meet_form.php
TUG MoM AGENDA
||Wednesday, January 21, 2015
||5:00 pm - RPG/COBOL Business logic with PHP
||6:00 pm - Social & buffet dinner
||7:00 pm - PHP Tricks for the RPG Programmer
||Monte Carlo (Savoy Room), Markham, ON
Speaker: Alan Seiden
Alan Seiden offers reliable advice, mentoring, and help for clients using PHP, IBM i, RPG, DB2, and Zend Framework. Called "the performance guru of PHP on IBM i," he was one of the first Zend Framework certified engineers, later co-founding the NYC Zend Framework Meetup.
Alan was a charter member of IBM/COMMON's PHP Advisory Board and a consultant for IBM's manual PHP: Zend Core for i5/OS.
An award-winning speaker, Alan is co-developer with IBM of the open-source PHP Toolkit for IBM i and a Zend Reseller Partner. Contact him at Alan Seiden Consulting, Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J., http://www.alanseiden.com | email@example.com | @alanseiden.
5:00 Topic: Bring RPG/COBOL business logic to the web with the PHP Toolkit
Don't reinvent the wheel when developing PHP applications. Instead, re-use your valuable business logic. Reduce risk, speed development, reduce costs.....
7:00 Topic: PHP Tricks for the RPG Programmer (graphics, Excel, PDFs, Email, and more)
Ever want to enhance RPG programs with PDFs, spreadsheets, charts and graphics, or connect to web services, without complicating your RPG program? Help is here from PHP and DB2. PHP not only builds web sites.....
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Seneca@York Campus, Toronto
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TUG Gold Sponsor Member - Press Release
Mid-America Door Chooses Industry Expert
United Computer Group for BaaS
"I have peace of mind now that I know our data is securely backed up every day, and that I picked the right team with the knowledge to make it happen.”
United Computer Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mid-America Door has chosen UCG’s VAULT400 BaaS as its data backup solution.
After initially proceeding with another BaaS managed service provider, Carl Christensen, Vice President & COO of Mid-America Door, had concerns during installation and was left with doubt about the provider’s ability to install and support the solution. Carl cancelled the install, turned to his ERP vendor, Friedman Group, and was referred to industry experts United Computer Group. After an online meeting, disk analysis, receiving their proposal, and due diligence, Carl felt confident that UCG’s VAULT400 BaaS was the answer to their data backup issues. He made the final decision, and days later VAULT400 was installed and configured in an online meeting in less than 90 minutes.
The IT team and business partners of Mid-America Door worked with closely with UCG’s lead engineer, Vladimir Capitanov, on the installation and technology refresh. Pleased with his decision, Christensen stated, “I have peace of mind now that I know our data is securely backed up every day, and that I picked the right team with the knowledge to make it happen.
About Mid-America Door
Mid-America Door, located in Ponca City, Oklahoma, was founded in 1991 by a group of door dealers and others to manufacture steel sectional overhead-type doors. The company was based on a culture of inspired vision, thoughtful planning, and a combination of many years of overhead door experience. Since the early 1990's, Mid-America Door has experienced continuous growth, expanding its product lines, production capacity, and market coverage. Their belief and commitment to quality and customer service will ensure their continued growth.
"Doors built the old fashioned way - with quality."
Jim Kandrac, President
Mike Powall, Vice President