WMSUG February 2019 Meeting
Announcement for the February 20 meeting

Deep dive into fully free-form RPG by Barbara Morris, IBM Toronto Lab 
Learn all about free-form H, F, D and P specs in RPG 
- The new syntax for your H spec options, and for defining files, data, and procedures 
- How some of the new features will help you write more robust code 
- The gotchas that experienced RPG programmers might run into at first 
- How **FREE lets you to start coding in column 1 and lets you have lines as long as you want 

If you are not available to join the meeting in person, consider a visit via the web! 
- Go to   https://hthackney.webex.com/hthackney/j.php?MTID=m1138afdb6a6ab8be148f0e92976e3a32 
- If prompted to Log in, click: join as a participant 
- If prompted for password: ibmionpower 
- Click "Join". 

You can use your telephone to listen to the audio portion of the webinar if it is not available through your computer.  Long distance charges may apply. Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208 Access code: 800 983 635

About the Presenter:
Barbara Morris is the lead developer for the RPG compilers in the IBM Toronto Lab. She has been working on the RPG compilers since she started at IBM in 1989 after receiving a Computing Science degree from the University of Alberta. 

The first enhancement she developed was the ENDIF/ENDDO opcodes for RPG/400 in V2R1. Some of her most recent enhancements were the ON-EXIT and DATA-INTO operation codes for ILE RPG. A few of the other notable enhancements that she developed for ILE RPG include subprocedures, qualified data structures, call-interaction with Java, Open Access: RPG Edition, and fully-free-form RPG. 

Meeting ends at Noon. 

Date / Location 
Date: Feb 20, 2019, 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 

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. 

Directions coming from the North: 
Take US-131 to EXIT 78, (54th street), choose the center turn lane. Turn wide 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. 


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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