TUG Buzz! for September 21, 2016


  1. September 28 MoM @ LAC - NEXT WEEK!.
  2. Invitation - IBM i in the Modern World
  3. iDev Cloud

REMINDER: The September TUG Meeting of Members with Guest Speaker Charlie Guarino is next Wednesday, Sept 28.

Register for the MoM at: www.tug.ca/reg.html


Speaker: Charlie Guarino (Central Park Data Systems)

BIO: Charlie Guarino With an IT career spanning over 30 years, Charles Guarino has been a consultant for most of them. He is also the founder and President of Central Park Data Systems, Inc., a Long Island and New York City area based IBM midrange consulting and corporate training company. In addition to being a professional speaker across the United States and Europe, he is a frequent contributor of technical and strategic articles and webcasts for the IBM i community. He is a member of COMMON’s Speaker Excellence Hall of Fame and The Long Island Software and Technology Network’s Twenty Top Techies. In 2015 Charles became the proud recipient of the Al Barsa Memorial Scholarship Award.
Additionally he currently serves as a member of COMMON’s Strategic Education Team (SET) and is also the monthly Q&A host and chairman of the speaker committee for LISUG, a Long Island IBM i User’s Group www.lisug.org. Charles can be reached via:

  • e-mail
  • LinkedIn (href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/guarinocharles")
  • Twitter ( @charlieguarino )



The Living Arts Centre Mississauga

ADMISSION: Free to all TUG members
($60 non-members)


4 pm Registration
5 pm Session 1: Popular Choice #2: -- Intro to processing XML in RPG & SQL XML has quickly become a standard method of encoding data. It can be used for full document transmittals or data provided via a web service..... Read More Read More
6 pm Buffet Dinner
7 pm Session 2: Popular Choice #1 -- Putting the Pedal to the Metal for Web Services on IBM i You keep hearing about these web service “things” but are not really sure what they are, where they fit into your toolset or why they’re important..... Read More Read More
8:45 pm Wrap Up and Door Prize draw

Register for the next TUG MoM at: www.tug.ca/reg.html

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IBM i in the Modern World

Please join IBM for a special presentation by Alison Butterill: "IBM i in the Modern World.", September 27 in Markham or September 29 in Montreal. Register at: tbelange@ca.ibm.com, or call 905-316-6016. Download the brochure at: www.tug.ca/eblast/V32/library/IBMi_in_the_Modern_World.pdf

  PDF brochure

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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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