TUG Buzz! for April 25, 2016


IN THIS ISSUE:

  1. TUG TEC 2016 - Sessions focused on V7.3
  2. TUG TEC 2016 - Featured speaker Aaron Bartell
  3. TUG Golf 2016 - Book your Foursome Now
  4. iDev Cloud - Free Start Up

TUG TEC 2016 "TEC it to the Limit"

23nd Annual Technical Education Conference Wednesday May 25 & Thursday May 26, 2016 • this year at a new venue:  SAVOY Conference Centre (Monte Carlo Inn) 7255 Warden Avenue in Markham. We will feature the "cream of the crop" -- only the very best IBMi technical speakers, including Jon Paris and Susan Gantner.

Take advantage of our Early Bird pricing before April 30th!


IBM i V7.3

Many of our sessions at TEC 2016 are focused on IBM i Release V7.3.
Follow this link for a summary of those sessions: http://www.tug.ca/tec/Sessions/Sessions7_3.html


Featured TEC 2016 speaker: Aaron BartellAaron Bartell

Aaron Bartell is Director of IBM i Innovation at Krengel Technology, Inc.

Aaron facilitates adoption of Ruby On Rails on IBM i through professional services, staff training, speaking engagements, and the authoring of best practices within industry publications.

With an additional strong background in RPG application development, Aaron also covers topics which enable IBM i shops to embrace today’s leading open source technologies - like using Git for RPG source change management or RSpec for unit testing RPG. Aaron is a passionate advocate of Ruby on Rails and the corresponding benefits available for today’s modern application developers.

Connect with Aaron via email at abartell@krengeltech.com.

Aaron lives with his wife and five children in Southern Minnesota. He enjoys the vast amounts of laughter having a young family brings, along with camping and music. He believes there's no greater purpose than to give of our life and time to help others.

Aaron's Sessions:
    • The Why and How: Open Source On IBM i
    • Node.js Intro
    • Intro to Git ** Facetious title: Squirrel Rashes
    • Node.js transacts with DB2 and RPG
    • Swim in the Ocean of Open Source
    • Building Your First App With Expressjs
    • WebSockets, IBM i, and Watson

Register for TEC2016 at: www.tug.ca/tec/Reg



Conference Prices:

    Full Conference Rate:
        • TUG Members $695 (plus HST)
        • Non-members $795 (plus HST)
       
    Early Bird Discounts:
        TUG members save $100 on a full conference registration
        until April 30. 2016

  TEC 2016 PDF brochure

TEC is the Toronto Users Group’s annual Technical Education Conference. We have a very intense lineup of main themes including, but not limited to:

    • IBM i & RPG Application Development
    • Performance Management
    • Web and Mobile Development on IBM i  
    • Modernizing your IBM i Applications
    • Accessing and Optimizing IBM i data
    • IBM i System Management

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Register (as a TEC EXPO sponsor) online at:
www.tug.ca/tec/SponsorRegForm.php Read More

Download the Sponsor Invitation (PDF) at: www.tug.ca/tec/TEC2016_Sponsor-Invitation.pdf Read More

Download the TEC 2016 conference brochure (PDF) at: www.tug.ca/tec/tec2016_brochure.pdf Read More

 

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TUG Golf Tournament

On Monday June 27th, 2016 we are back at St. Andrews Valley Golf Club in Aurora for the 28th Annual TUG Charity Golf Classic. We need 80 players to secure a Shotgun Start, so give us your support by booking early. Registration is now open at www.tug.ca/reg_golf.php..

Proceeds to Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

 

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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
  • 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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