|Date:||Wednesday, February 16th|
|Time:||5:30 (Deli snack) - 6:00 (Meeting)|
18000 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075
Room 1505 (map)
|Notes:||PHP Toolkit Presentation(PDF)|
Many features of the IBM i operating system are taken for granted when developing RPG/CL applications. This session focuses on how developers can leverage the PHP Toolkit that enables access to many native IBM i features like data areas, spooled files, and native COBOL, RPG and CL programs. The toolkit makes the Zend PHP solution for IBM i one of the best options for application modernization as the attendee learns to mix and match PHP and RPG programs to develop a GUI front end for legacy and modern applications.
Mike Pavlak has been working with IBM midrange solutions since 1992 and IBM Mainframes before that. After years of developing applications using RPG, CL and PHP; he managed IT development and IT for power protection manufacturer Tripp Lite. Recently, Mike has joined Zend as a Solutions Consultant working with the i5 sales team and spreading the news about Zend solutions in the IBM midrange arena.