- 02/17/2016Ramada Inn, 940 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA 02771Charlie and I will show how we built a native mobile application on IBM i using PHP, RPG, DB2, and web services. This is a technical session with lots of tips and techniques.
- 03/15–17/2016Lake Lawn Resort, Delevan, Wisconsin, USAExcellent conference with opportunities to spend time with speakers. I'll be on the Tuesday night modernization panel and will present several talks, including new ones about DB2 and open source languages.
- 4/11–13/2016Framingham, Mass.I'll be presenting 6 talks at this conference. They have planned a wonderful lineup of speakers.
- 05/15–18/2016New OrleansThe 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 talks.
Author Archives: Alan Seiden
I’m proud to have written the foreword for BCD’s new eBook, Top 10 Reasons to Choose PHP for IBM i Web Application Development. In this free eBook, author Duncan Kenzie explains why PHP has become the mainstream solution for web … Continue reading
This year’s ZendCon has a new location—Las Vegas—and more IBM i speakers than ever, including: Tony Cairns (IBM) Massimiliano Cavicchioli (Zend) Jim Oberholtzer (Agile Technology Architects) Mike Pavlak (Zend) Stephanie Rabbani (BCD) Chuk Shirley (Sabel Steel) Shlomo Vanunu (Zend) and … Continue reading
I recently joined speaker and consultant Paul Touhy for a spontaneous, personal ‘iTalk with Tuohy’ recorded chat, described thus: “Paul Tuohy talks to development guru Alan Seiden about developing in PHP, the PHP for IBM i Toolkit, performance for developers … Continue reading
I’ve posted the updated slides from a talk I just presented about the PHP for IBM i Toolkit. The talk was given at a free virtual conference presented by the COMMON user group and was sponsored by BCD. The slides … Continue reading
At last Friday’s OCEAN conference in Costa Mesa, Calif., IBM’s Dawn May and I presented “The Art of Performance Diagnostics,” showing how we’ve used tools that are free (Performance Data Investigator) and low-cost (Job Watcher) and included with IBM i … Continue reading
Exact name is required when calling a service program’s procedure Some developers make a common mistake when calling a procedure in a service program using the PHP Toolkit for IBM i or any toolkit based on XMLSERVICE. It’s easy to … Continue reading
Join me and 23 other speakers for this unique west-coast conference. Get a jump-start on your challenges and opportunities by talking to experts in the world of IBM i and Power Systems. SQL, DB2, RPG, PHP, Ruby, more, more, more… … Continue reading
Update: a recording of the webinar is available to all registrants. See the link below to register. ——– I’ll be presenting a free webinar, “How to ensure speedy PHP applications on IBM i,” on Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 1pm … Continue reading
Speakers Charlie Guarino, Birgitta Hauser, and I made a short video to promote the 2015 Michigan IBM i and AIX Technical Education Conference (MITEC), to be held June 2 (pre-conference workshops June 1) in Livonia, Michigan. Charlie says different dates … Continue reading
The support team at Zend has written a knowledge base of tips for configuring and administering Zend Server for IBM i. The tips, written chiefly by Rod Flohr, are accurate and thorough. Recommended is the site’s option to notify registered … Continue reading