Topic: PHP for IBM i: Getting started

Date: Tuesday September 22nd, 2009
Time: 5:30 (Deli snack) - 6:00 (Meeting)
Location: IBM-Southfield
18000 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075 (map)
Speaker:Erwin Earley

PHP, the most popular scripting language on the web, has come to IBM i. Millions of web programmers use PHP to easily create interactive, dynamic web applications--and now, so can you! This session provides an introduction to programming with the PHP language and how to use it to web-enable IBM i resources. Plenty of code examples and references for further study are included. No previous web programming experience necessary. Some knowledge of HTML is helpful.

About the Speaker

Erwin Earley

Erwin Earley is a managing consultant at IBM who has worked with the Rochester, Minnesota, development lab since 1996. Erwin currently heads up the Open Community Center of Competency in the IBM i Technology Center. He has worked in the IT industry since 1980 and has experience with several Unix variants as well as Linux and IBM i.