Thursday, February 11, 2021 from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM CST
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Lynell Constantine 
Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association 

WMCPA 2021 February Meeting 

Hello there, I hope your year has gotten off to a lovely start!  Please join our February 2021 meeting featuring IBMi Champion Liam Allan. Meeting is free for members and will be done via webex.   Please note the time change for this meeting, we needed to adjust the time for our speaker.  The meeting will be recorded and everyone that registers will have access to the recording.

Liam Allan, IBM Champion and consultant with Seiden Group, helps IBM i development teams transform their applications and bridge the gap between traditional and modern development practices. He specializes in DevOps, RPG, ILE, Node.js, PHP, PASE and open source.

Founder of Works of Barry, he also supports the community by creating open source tools—such as the ILEditor and NetRPG—that make IBM i development more intuitive for the next generation. He also co-hosts the IBM Bi-Weekly technical podcast.

Liam’s passion for bringing IBM i and the world of open source closer together has earned him two COMMON Innovation Awards.

After joining the Club Seiden open source community in 2015, he quickly earned high standing among the IBM i development community. In early 2016, COMMON named him recipient of the Student Innovation Award, and he found himself on the speaking circuit teaching audiences his techniques for integrating open source with RPG. IBM further honored his work by naming him a “Fresh Face of IBM i” and, soon after, an IBM Champion.

Session 1: Node.js, Db2 for i, best friends?

Session 2: Building a web app in one hour

Session descriptions:

Node.js, Db2 for i, best friends?

We'll look at how we can use the power of Node.js and Db2 for i for how it can easily create and scale your business by creating APIs and web apps.  As well as using Db2 for i for working with your data, we also use it to interact with new RPG/COBOL programs!

Building a web app in one hour

This talk will be all demo - we'll use Node.js, Express and pug to build a simple web app in just a few lines of code..