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PHP Performance on IBM i: Tuesday, Dec. 10 (limited-time discount)

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

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March updates to PHP Toolkit for IBM i

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

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Alan Seiden Consulting LLC

I’ve started a consulting firm dedicated to helping companies attain superior results with PHP, Zend Framework, IBM i, and related technologies such as Zend Server, DB2, and the new PHP toolkit. We will provide guidance and best practices, training, mentoring, … Continue reading

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Toolkit webcast tomorrow, April 5

Tomorrow I’m presenting a new webcast, New PHP Toolkit from Zend and IBM: Open Source on IBM i, as part of System i Network’s free “Virtual Conference.” Date: Thursday, April 5 Time: 11:15am ET Registration (free): http://tinyurl.com/new-toolkit-20120405 Other presentations in … Continue reading

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Web performance webinar today

Hope you can join me for “Web performance first aid,” a webcast for the COMMON user group. The webcast will be recorded and archived for future listenings as well. The webcast is for COMMON members, so anyone wanting to hear … Continue reading

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We’ve been named a Top 10 IBM i blog

This blog, alanseiden.com, has been named to the “Best i Blog Bets” top 10 list by Alex Woodie, Senior Editor of IT Jungle. Thank you to Alex for this honor. This site will continue to offer articles, presentations, event listings, … Continue reading

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My upcoming PHP talks this fall (2010)

Please join me for my IBM i-focused PHP talks this fall. I’ll present these topics: web services with PHP and Zend Framework batch and command-line tasks with PHP RPG-based 5250 applications as the basis for new web applications …all focused … Continue reading

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See me speak about web services and Zend Framework

Join me at at Long Island PHP on June 7, 2010, where I’ll present a case study showing how I integrated Windows-based data into an IBM i-based application using SOAP with Zend Framework. The principles are the same no matter … Continue reading

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Our Zend Framework-based Site Honored by IBM/COMMON

We won! IBM has recognized my use of PHP and Zend Framework, and our entire team’s RPG/DB2 and design work, by naming our web solution the IBM i’s most innovative of 2009. At IBM’s 2009 COMMON conference, IBM awarded the … Continue reading

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New York Software Industry Association writes about my work with System i/PHP

My work to foster PHP on IBM System i was noted in the Feb. 21, 2007, edition of buzz@nysia, the New York Software Industry Association’s weekly news report. I am delighted that buzz@nysia columnist Donna Bogatin chose me as a … Continue reading

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