Introduction to .Net and the iSeries

Date:Thursday, Oct 25, 2007
Time:5:30 Deli, 6:00 meeting
Location:IBM-Southfield
18000 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075 (map)
Speaker:, RJS Software Systems
Notes:Hand-out in PDF format
Links:
VB.Net for Dummies Slides
Common Lab Slides
Common Examples - ISeries Library
Common VB.Net 2005 Example Source

Learn how to use Microsoft .NET technology to develop Windows and Web-based applications for the iSeries. Modernize your existing IT infrastructure by using the iSeries as a database backend for Windows and Web applications. Topics to be covered include understanding what .Net is, creating .NET Windows & ASP.NET Web applications and web services with little-to-no manual coding, demonstrating basic concepts in the Visual Basic.NET 2.0 language model, accessing existing System i data utilizing the IBM DB2.NET data provider, accessing existing RPG programs from .Net for code re-use, general tips & tricks to increase .Net programming productivity and effectiveness. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about .Net and how the technology can help you to modernize your iSeries applications.

Meet the Speaker

Richard Schoen

Richard founded RJS Software Systems in 1990 as an AS/400 consulting business. In 1993, Richard developed the company's first commercial software product, the AS/400 Report Splitter. Today as Chief Technology Officer, Richard guides the direction and development of all core RJS products.