Topic: IBM i Meets IoT

Date:Tuesday November 19, 2019
Time:6:00 PM EST
Location: GoToMeeting ONLY
Speaker:Jesse Gorzinski
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Presentation:IBM i Meets IoT

Abstract:

Want to communicate between your Node.js applications and small devices? Come learn about MQTT - a machine-to-machine (M2M)/"Internet of Things" connectivity protocol. This talk will provide an introduction to MQTT, examples of how to use it with Node.js and then finish up with some demos of using on IBM i as well as using it for home automation.

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn what MQTT is and its key characteristics
2. Learn how to use MQTT to connect devices to your applications

Jesse Gorzinski

About the Presenter

Jesse Gorzinski works for the IBM i development lab in Rochester, MN. He is the Business Architect of open source technologies. Jesse, who was doing RPG programming at the age of 18, is an expert on application development on IBM i, as well as system access and modernization. His hobbies include playing with his dog, replacing complex applications with 5-line Python programs, and advocating for the use of new technologies on IBM i! Prior to his 2006 employment at IBM, Jesse worked with the AS/400 as an I/T administrator for an IBM customer in the finance/mortgage industry, where he specialized in data backup/recovery, process optimization, and information integrity. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science as well as a Master of Business Administration degree.