IN THIS ISSUE:
TUG's TEC 2017 "TEC the i Train", will take place Tuesday and Wednesday, May 2 and 3, 2017 -- for the second time at the SAVOY Conference Centre (Monte Carlo Inn) 7255 Warden Avenue in Markham. We will feature the "cream of the crop" -- only the very best IBM i technical speakers.
Take advantage of our Early Bird pricing before March 31st!
Featured TEC 2017 speaker: Barbara Morris
Barbara Morris is the lead developer for the WDS compilers in the IBM Toronto Lab. She has been working on the RPG compilers since she started at IBM in 1989 after receiving a Computing Science degree from the University of Alberta. The first enhancement she developed was the ENDIF/ENDDO opcodes for RPG/400 in V2R1. Some of her more recent enhancements were Open Access: RPG Edition in 6.1 and the ability to sort and search data structure arrays in 7.1. Some of the other notable enhancements that she developed for RPG include subprocedures, qualified data structures, call-interaction with Java, and V5R4's native XML processing op-codes.
Barbara is a regular participant in several online RPG forums, and has published many articles about RPG.
Barbara's Submitted Sessions:
(If you have a favourite, ask Leo to make sure it gets scheduled.)
• What's New for RPG in 7.3 and Later TRs
• Fun with CCSIDs: Working with Unicode and Other Types of Data in RPG
• Create your Own Commands
• Working with Null Capable Fields in RPG - Native Code and Embedded SQL
Register for TEC2017 at: www.tug.ca/tec/Reg
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 March 31, 2017.
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:
Download the Sponsor Invitation (PDF) at:
Download the TEC 2017 conference brochure (PDF) at:
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 32nd year of operation.
TUG is the proud recipient of a 2016/ 2017 Maxava iFoundation grant.