- 07/27/2016online, 11am Central time (12pm Eastern)Free webinar: Learn the principles of tuning and optimizing PHP on IBM i. With Mike Pavlak and Alan Seiden
- 10/04/2016 – 10/06/2016ChicagoAlan will be speaking about PHP, open source, DB2, and SQL on Oct. 5, 2016, as part of this intimate conference by developers, for developers.
- 11/15/16National University, Costa Mesa, CA, 5:30pm
- 11/19/2016National University, Costa Mesa, Calif., 8 am-afternoon.In this all-day workshop, learn what popular open-source content management system Drupal can do for your company. Take advantage of IBM i's support for PHP and MySQL (MariaDb), learn the foundations of those technologies, and how to leverage with Drupal.
Category Archives: IBM i
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
The 2015 COMMON annual meeting and expo, now in its first day, is helping speakers and attendees create innovation through IBM i integration: open source, closed source, IBM and vendor solutions. For example, of my six presentations during this conference, … Continue reading
Rational Developer for i (RDi), the modern editor for IBM i RPG, COBOL and other languages, runs on Windows and Linux, but not Mac. IBM has shown some willingness to port the product to Mac. They have posted a poll … Continue reading
By default, user profiles longer than eight (8) characters cannot connect to IBM i via Secure Shell (SSH). This limitation affects tools such as Zend Studio, which will show a message similar to “Failed to connect sshd on “<some ip … Continue reading
Starting January 27, 2015, I’ll be giving three free Tuesday webinars: January 27: Strategic Modernization with PHP February 17: Bring RPG/COBOL business logic to the web with the PHP Toolkit March 10: Speedy PHP on IBM i All three one-hour webinars … Continue reading
I’ve relaunched my PHP and IBM i newsletter. Here is the January 2015 edition, out today. To subscribe and receive this free newsletter each month, go here: alanseiden.com/tips. Comments welcome. Happy 2015– Alan
I’ve recorded a special message about my upcoming presentations at the Toronto Users Group for Power Systems evening meeting on January 21, 2015: In the video, I discuss the two sessions I’ll be presenting: Bring RPG/COBOL business logic to the … Continue reading
I’ve been hearing from people confused about Zend Server editions on IBM i. Yes, Community Edition was removed with Zend Server 7/8, but Zend replaced that with the no-charge “Basic” edition. The Basic edition exists only on IBM i. It … Continue reading
Zend Framework 2 (ZF2) provides optimization techniques that are often overlooked by published performance tests. One excellent source for such techniques is a presentation by Gary Hockin. I was thrilled when my client and friend King Harrison IV of K3S … Continue reading