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- 03/11–13/2014Lake Lawn Resort, Delevan, Wisconsin, USAI'll be presenting four PHP talks and will participate in the panel discussion the evening of March 11. Excellent conference.
- 05/04/2014 – 05/07/2014Orlando, FloridaThe largest Power Systems user group event. Learn what your system can really do. Meet peers. Get inspiration for your work and career. I'm presenting several PHP-on-IBM i talks as well as "At Ease."
Author Archives: Alan Seiden
Join me for two events this week sponsored by COMMON, a Users Group: Monday, Feb. 24: Free Tweet Chat about optimizing PHP Performance on IBM i. Use hash tag #COMMONChat. 12pm Central time. Thursday, Feb. 27: Full-day (10-4 Central time … Continue reading
Update: a recording of this class is available at http://iprodeveloper.com/let-your-php-apps-fly-ibm-i-high-performance-php-demand ————- This Tuesday, learn how to Let Your PHP applications fly on IBM i. Busy? You can attend while getting your work done, with three one-hour class segments separated by … Continue reading
For the first time, I’m teaching how to Let Your PHP applications fly on IBM i, including how to configure Zend Server for performance, diagnose bottlenecks, leverage unique IBM i performance tools, optimize DB2 and the IBM i toolkit, and … Continue reading
All are invited to try and enjoy this update before it’s officially packaged: XMLSERVICE 1.7.8 and PHP Toolkit 1.5.0 My favorite part is in the performance improvements. There are also bug fixes to data areas and data queues, configurable PASE … Continue reading
With COMMON’s conference starting in little over a week, I’ve written a blog post to show how managers can achieve a compelling return on investment (ROI) by sending their staff to technical conferences. Read “Send your technical staff to conferences” … Continue reading
Have you ever learned something you really needed to know, made a valuable contact, discovered a better way to do things, decided on a future direction, as a result of attending a conference? Have you found ways to save money … Continue reading
If you’re looking for Zend Server for IBM i, its updates or hotfixes (such as the recent SOAP hot fix), or the latest official PHP Toolkit release, try the new Zend Server download page for IBM i. The new page … Continue reading
A colleague asked me for a catchy quote about why IBM i aficionados should choose PHP. Some thoughts to start with: 1. With PHP you can build your dreams. 2. PHP lets you start simply and grow. 3. PHP combines … Continue reading
Several clients have asked me how to prevent their older Easycom components from loading, now that they’ve migrated from the Easycom toolkit to the new open source IBM i Zend toolkit. Here are instructions based on suggestions from Rod Flohr … Continue reading
The open source PHP Toolkit enables PHP applications to call procedures (functions) that are defined within RPG service programs on IBM i. (For more information on the toolkit, see my toolkit information page.) Here’s an example that will work with … Continue reading