Announcement for WMSUG & i-94 User Group Meeting - Feb 16th

"PHP on IBM i: Getting Started" by Mike Pavlak, Solutions Consultant, Zend Technologies.
PHP has become a significant component of the IBM i development portfolio. This session introduces the steps
to get going with PHP in the typical IBM i environment. Topics include software installation, configuration,
troubleshooting and basic PHP script creation. Come see how to enable your DB2 content quickly and easily
using the world’s most popular web scripting language.

"PHP101 for IBM i" by Mike Pavlak.
Come see what PHP code looks like on IBM i. This session builds upon the concepts explored in the
‘Getting Started’ session. Topics include everything from Hello World on through a database listing and
i5 Program call. This is a must see session for anyone looking to explore options beyond just RPG or Net.Data.

Take-aways include:
-  Identify what PHP is and how it may be important in web enabling your applications.
-  Learn how to install the language.
-  Get the basics on how the language is used.
About the Presenter:

Mike Pavlak has been working with IBM midrange solutions since 1992 and IBM Mainframes before that. 
After years of developing applications using RPG, CL and PHP; he managed IT development and IT for
power protection manufacturer Tripp Lite.  Recently, Mike has joined Zend as a Solutions Consultant working
with the i5 sales team and spreading the news about Zend solutions in the IBM midrange arena.  

Mike lives in suburban Chicago with his wife, five kids, a dog, three cats, a leopard spotted gecko,
Russian tortoise, two rabbits, half a dozen fish and dwarf hamster.

Roundtable discussion will follow.

Meeting ends at Noon.

Date / Location
Date:  Feb 16th, 2011, Wednesday
Time: 8am coffee and rolls, 8:30am presentation
Place: The H.T. Hackney Co., 1180 58th Street SW,  Wyoming  MI,  49509.  Ph: 616-261-6656

Directions coming from the South:
Take US-131 to EXIT 76 (68th street).  Turn Left (West) onto 68th street (up and over the 68th Street hill.) Go 0.3 miles to Clyde Park Ave.  Turn Right (North) onto Clyde Park.  Go 1.1 miles to 58th Street and turn Left (West).  Go 0.5 miles.  Look for The H.T. Hackney sign on the left.  Turn before you get to the sign.

Directions coming from the North:
Take US-131 to EXIT 78 (54th street).  Turn Right (West) on 54th street.  Go 0.1 miles to Clyde Park Ave, moving into the left turn lane.  Turn Left (South) onto Clyde Park.  Go 0.6 miles to 58th Street and turn Right (West).  Go 0.5 miles.  Look for The H.T. Hackney sign on the left.  Turn before you get to the sign.


Parking is available in front of the building.  Enter at the center doors.  Members will be directed to the Multi-Purpose Conference Room.

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February 2011 Meeting