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Wednesday, May 10 • 9:30am - 10:45am
42BI Bring RPGCOBOL Business Logic to the Web With the PHP Toolkit

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Don't reinvent the wheel when developing PHP applications. Instead, re-use your valuable business logic. Reduce risk, speed development, reduce costs when developing web and mobile applications by calling RPG and COBOL programs, system commands, accessing data areas, and more, with the open-source PHP Toolkit for IBM i, co-developed by IBM and Alan Seiden. The toolkit is free, flexible, supported by Zend and uses IBM's XMLSERVICE toolkit on the back end.

Learning Objectives:
• Create a modern PHP-based graphical interface that uses RPG/COBOL/CL building blocks • Know when to access DB2 directly, and when to call a program • Optimize toolkit performance This session 170480.

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Alan Seiden

Principal, Seiden Group
As the most experienced PHP expert on the IBM i platform, Alan Seiden helps IBM i teams develop smart, high-performance web and mobile applications using PHP, Zend Server, RPG and DB2. Founder of Seiden Group, an independent consultancy, Alan also works closely with some of the best minds at both Zend and IBM on behalf of his clients. | An award-winning speaker, Alan has been called "the performance guru of PHP on IBM i." Alan is a passionate advocate for open source. Among his many contributions to the PHP on IBM i community, Alan co-developed the PHP Toolkit with IBM, became one of the first Zend Framework certified engineers, was named a “must-read” writer of a “Top 10 IBM i Blog," consulted on IBM's manual PHP: Zend Core for i5/OS, and created the Club Seiden community to nurture young talent and IBM i open source. Contact him at Seiden Group, Ho-Ho-Kus... Read More →

Wednesday May 10, 2017 9:30am - 10:45am
Turks 2, Turks Level
  • Operating System IBMi
  • Session Content Level Beginner
  • Audience PHP on IBM i developers; CIOs and IT managers wanting to understand how PHP can fit smoothly with existing resources, how to re-use existing RPG business logic to help bring projects in on time and on budget.

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