Topic: PHP Toolkit Functions (Beginner)

Date:Wednesday, February 16th
Time:5:30 (Deli snack) - 6:00 (Meeting)
Location: IBM-Southfield
18000 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075
Room 1505 (map)
Speaker:Mike Pavlak
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.

About the Speaker:

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.