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  • Sep 19, 2013
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    i Talk with Tuohy: The Famous IBM App Mod Redbook Experience  

    In our second installment of our i Talk with Tuohy audio blog, Paul Tuohy -- from his hotel room in Rochester, Minnesota -- records his first impression experiences working on the already famous IBM Redbook on application modernization....More
  • Sep 13, 2013
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    i Talk with Tuohy: Introduction  

    IBM i development guru, trainer, and entertainer Paul Tuohy goes talk-show, featuring interviews with other interesting i enthusiasts, occasional rants, and personal observations about life in general....More
  • Writing the Application Modernization Redbook
    Sep 3, 2013
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    The Application Modernization Redbook  

    Brian May talks about his experiences as a member of the IBM Application Modernization Redbook team....More
  • Aug 19, 2013
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    iPro Developer

    Intro to PHP Object Oriented Programming for RPGers  

    Presented by: Duncan Kenzie Running Time: 73 min  A key reason why PHP has become so popular for developing web applications on the IBM i is that you can start with procedural PHP and move to object-oriented (OO) PHP when you are ready. At some point you should take the leap to OO, which is more commonly used in professional applications and makes your code easier to reuse and maintain....More
  • Jul 1, 2013
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    Session 3: Ensuring a Fast User Experience  

    Presented by: Alan Seiden Running Time: 60 min In sessions 1 and 2 you learned to leverage IBM i with PHP to produce content quickly, but the journey is only beginning. Your dynamic content must travel to the user's browser or device. Then you must deliver images, JavaScript, and cascading style sheets (CSS). Don't let your application get bogged down there. Learn how to speed delivery of your PHP-generated content, AJAX, JavaScript, CSS, and all the components of a modern web application. You will learn:...More
  • Jul 1, 2013
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    iPro Developer

    Session 2: Accelerate your Application  

    Session 1 taught you how to find performance bottlenecks. Now address them with powerful techniques for speed, including tuning your Zend Server configuration for best performance, gaining instant speed improvements by caching PHP content and static files, and more, including:...More
  • Jul 1, 2013
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    iPro Developer

    Session 1: How fast is your application? Where are the bottlenecks?  

    Presented by: Alan Seiden Running Time: 60 min When you need to ensure good performance, or need to correct poor performance reported by users, where do you start? Session 1 will show you how to dive in with powerful performance tools provided with Zend Server and IBM i. You will learn how first to measure your application's speed, then find the source of any bottlenecks, such as:...More
  • Oct 15, 2012
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    PHP Conditional Statements Lead to Swiss Cheese Syndrome   2

    I'm certain it's my lack of programmer experience and not working in the field that makes it this way for me, but one PHP topic gets me lost and then the next one the light will come on for me, leaving a few holes here and there akin to a slice of Swiss cheese. Regardless of how many holes are in my slice of cheese, we've covered a lot of topics the last couple of classes: conditional statements, loops, and functions (declaring, calling, returning values)....More
  • Oct 9, 2012
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    Arrays Cause PHP Student's D'oh Kind of Day  

    Rita shares where she went wrong in her arrays homework over the (not long enough) weekend....More
  • Oct 4, 2012
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    Second PHP Session: Data Types, Algebra, No Two Programs Alike  

    I wrote my PHP version of the famous "Hello, World" script for my second PHP I: Foundations class with Zend, and while I had great confidence in its simplicity and elegance, I wasn't so sure about whether it would produce the intended result....More
  • Oct 2, 2012
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    Hello, World Script Makes for Challenging PHP Homework   3

    I've completed my first PHP homework assignment just in time for my second PHP I: Foundations session with Zend tomorrow morning. It's the famous "Hello World" script, a la PHP, of course....More
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Application Modernization Redbook Unleashed  

The Application Modernization Redbook draft version has been released! Tim Rowe has the details....More
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Free-Form RPG Transformation, Part 2  

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