IBM Toolbox for JavaTM and the Toolbox Micro Edition

Date:Thursday, Feb 15, 2007
Time:5:30 - Deli Snack, 6:00 - Meeting
18000 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075 (map)
Notes:Presentation materials (ZIPed - 5.44 Meg)

The IBM Toolbox for Java is a set of Java classes and tools for accessing IBM System iTM data and resources from any Java environment. The IBM Toolbox for Java 2 Micro Edition enables you to write Java programs that allow a variety of wireless devices, like personal digital assistants and cell phones, to directly access System i data and resources. In this session, learn:

  1. How a Java program can access the System i.
  2. How the Toolbox works and how it is packaged.
  3. Information about JTOpen (the open source version of the Toolbox).
  4. New features available in V5R3, V5R4 and the latest releases ofJTOpen.
  5. What the Toolbox ME is.
  6. Terms associated with the Java 2 Micro Edition and Toolbox ME.
  7. How the Toolbox ME works.
  8. The components of the Toolbox ME.
  9. Steps to develop a Toolbox ME application.

Meet the Speaker -

Kim Button is the team leader for the IBM Toolbox for Java and JTOpen. Her team is responsible for providing access to the data and resources on the System i from any platform that supports Java. Prior to this role, Kim was the lead developer for the Toolbox JDBC driver and assisted with the development and testing of the XSL-FO support. In January of 2003, Kim joined IBM Rochester as a software engineer. She graduated from South Dakota State University with a BS dual-major in Mathematics and Computer Science.