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TUG Buzz! for March 15, 2017


IN THIS ISSUE:


TUG Board Election

Have you thought of becoming a Director of TUG? Nominations are open from now through Friday March 24th for candidates interested in running for a Board seat during this year's general election. To enter, simply send an email to admin@tug.ca expressing your willingness to serve.

The following list of general principles should be considered by members seeking to become a TUG Director. TUG Directors are expected to:
     • Maintain active membership in TUG and keep their membership dues current
     • Attend at least 50% of TUG Board meetings and/or TUG events
     • Uphold and abide by the official bylaws of TUG
     • Act in a professional manner as a representative of TUG
     • Advocate on behalf of the IBM i platform

Candidates will be announced at the March 29th MoM. If there is a sufficient number of candidates, the election will take place by electronic ballot during the month of April, and the results will be announced at the May 24th AGM.

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March TUG Meeting of Members

March 29th 2017.        

LOCATION: The Monte Carlo Inn & Suites, Downtown Markham
7255 Warden Ave (at Denison Street) Markham, Ontario L3R 1B4

Jesse Goezinski


 

 

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

SPEAKER: Jesse Gorzinski
Business Architect of open source technologies, IBM i development lab in Rochester, MN.

AGENDA:

4 pm Registration
5 pm

Session 1: Overview of Open Source & Tools for OpenSource on IBM i
Are you interested in running Open Source on IBM i? This could mean compiling your own utilities, trying a new open-source language, or using some of the other tools that were shipped in the 5733OPS offering.....read more.

6 pm Buffet Dinner
7 pm

Session 2: (Note: Topic Change)
Building Python Web Applications with Bottle

Bottle is a lightweight web framework for building web applications. Python is an excellent language for web programming due to its flexibility and high-level functionality. .. .....read more.

8:45 pm Wrap Up and Door Prize draw

Stay tuned to the TUG website for more information ...

Register for the next TUG MoM at: http://www.tug.ca/reg_meet_form.php

 

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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.

Early BirdTake advantage of our Early Bird pricing before March 31st! Register now to save $100 per person!

Register for TEC2017 at: www.tug.ca/tec/Reg



Conference Prices:

    Full Conference Rate:
        • TUG Members $695 (plus HST)
        • Non-members $795 (plus HST)
       
    Early Bird Discount:
        TUG members save $100 on a full conference registration
        until March 31, 2017.

TEC 2017 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/TEC2017_Sponsor-Invitation.pdf Read More

Download the TEC 2017 conference brochure (PDF) at: www.tug.ca/tec/tec2017_brochure_mar.pdf Read More

 

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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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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.

Maxava

 

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