Topic: RDi What's New and What's Next

Date:March 16th
Time:6:00 PM
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Speaker:Steve Ferrell and Tom Huntington
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Abstract

How Rational Developer for i empowers RPG coders In order to modernize your old RPG code and bring applications into the 21st century, you need to mobilize a sleeping giant: the RPG developers! Rational Developer for i (RDi) is the only editor from IBM that fully supports all that today’s RPG can do. But that’s not the only reason to move from the green screen PDM/SEU editor to RDi. Don’t miss this live webinar where RDi expert Steve Ferrell and Tom Huntington, IBM i Power Champion demonstrate some of the top features that convince RPG coders to turn to RDi, including:
• New extract procedure refactoring feature can be used to convert business rules into reusable procedures
• New library list view to easily modify a library list from any RDi perspective
• Provide a simple way to search for RDi preferences with the preferences keyword filter
• New extract procedure refactoring feature can be used to convert business rules into reusable procedures
• New library list view to easily modify a library list from any RDi perspective
• Provide a simple way to search for RDi preferences with the preferences keyword filter
• IBM i 7.4 support
• LPEX Editor zoom
• Toggle Option on ILE RPG
• Object table enhancements
• RPG Toolbox and Abstract
• And more
HelpSystems will also share a sneak preview of the roadmap for future RDi features. The future is integrated development environment (IDE) tools like RDi. It’s time to move away from green screen tools and deliver truly modern applications faster than ever. Tune in on March 16th to find out what you’re missing.

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About the Presenters

Steve Ferrell is a Principal Software Engineer and the Technical Product Lead for RDi at HelpSystems, helping to write the world’s best software. His goal is to provide solutions to keep IT simple, and to help you be more productive.

Tom Huntington is Executive Vice President of Technical Solutions at HelpSystems, and has been with the company for nearly 30 years. He helps manage the worldwide HelpSystems software engineer team that works to integrate and promote our automation and security solutions to partners and customers around the globe. Tom often speaks on enterprise scheduling, security, automation topics, IBM i technology, and the HelpSystems products, and hosts technical presentations on a variety of automation topics. He is the author of the HelpSystems IBM i Marketplace Survey and has written articles on automated operations, security, cloud computing, and business intelligence for leading trade journals and newsletters. He was named an IBM Champion in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 for over three decades of advocation and thought leadership on the IBM i platform. Mike lives in suburban Chicago with his wife, five kids, a dog, a cat, two tortoises, and a half dozen fish.