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TUG Buzz! for Monday May 22, 2017


  • TUG MoM - Wednesday May 24 (Speaker: Jim Buck)
  • TUG Golf - 29th Annual Tournament: June 21 (Registration is now open)
  • iDev Cloud
  • (Note: Annual General Meeting scheduled for September 20)

TUG's May Meeting of Members
is this Wednesday!

Register for the TUG MoM at:



The May MoM will feature special Guest Speaker Jim Buck at the Living Arts Centre Mississauga Wednesday. May 24th.

Also: The results of the TUG general election for 2017 will be announced. Come and meet the new Board of Directors.

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

Speaker: Jim Buck

Jim Buck’s career in IT has spanned more than 35 years, primarily in the manufacturing and healthcare industries. A thirteen-year president of the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association ( Jim has served on a number of teams developing IBM and COMMON certification tests.

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Agenda: 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Registration

5:00 - 6:00 pm - Session 1: Failure to Modernize – The Real Cost
In 2008; Jim wrote an article for COMMON called the “A Perfect Storm” This article discussed the low enrollment rates for Information Technologies classes in North America. Fast forward to 2016...
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6:00 - 7:00 pm - Buffet Dinner
7:00 - 8:45-pm - Session 2: DARN... CURSORED AGAIN! - Using SQL & CURSORS in Your Programs
This session demonstrates the use of SQL in your programs. After a short discussion of the differences between Dynamic and Static SQL in your programs...
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TUG Golf Tournament 2017

On Wednesday June 21st, 2017 we are back at St. Andrews Valley Golf Club in Aurora for the 29th Annual TUG Charity Golf Classic.

Register now at:

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 to get started.

(*Free startup for TUG members.)

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