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Saturday, May 6 • 8:00am - 11:30am
A1AB WORKSHOP (LAB): Git Fun and Games

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In this workshop we will use games and other fun techniques to introduce the participants to using Git and Github or Gitlab for source control. We will cover the basics of Git, including using Git to manage your RPG source. If you are thinking of using Git, do not miss this workshop! Once you get Git, you’ll never go back.

Learning Objectives:
1. Why the development world is moving towards Git 2. How to use Git to manage your source code in all IBM i languages and environments 3. Promote workflow standards and collaborative development 4. Track code changes to find the cause of production issues 5. How to leverage and contribute to IBM i open source projects (IBMiOSS) This session 170451.

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Liam Allan

Product Developer, Profound Logic
Liam is a young and innovative software developer who is currently a Product Developer at Profound Logic. Liam is interested in ILE, PHP, Node.js, .NET and open-source.
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Stephanie Rabbani

Consultant, Seiden Group
I have 14 years of experience developing web applications on the IBM i. I would love to hear about your application or what you are thinking of doing on your system.
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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 →

Saturday May 6, 2017 8:00am - 11:30am
St. Croix 1, Lobby/Grand Caribbean Level
  • Operating System IBMi
  • Session Content Level Beginner
  • Audience Developers or managers who are interested in learning about using Git for their source control.

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