WMSUG April 2016 Meeting
WMSUG Nominations
WMSUG Nominations
​Announcement for WMSUG & i-94 User Group Meeting - Apr 20th 

"From RPG OA to PHP: IBM i Modernization and Mobile Approaches" by Greg Patterson, Senior Sales Engineer, BCD 

There are many different approaches to modernizing and mobilizing green screens and developing new IBM i web applications. In this session, you’ll get an overview of the following approaches as well as their pros and cons: 

 - Refacing (5250 vs RPG OA) 
 - Open Source (PHP vs Node.js) 
 - Mobile (HTML5 vs Native) 

 We’ll also discuss the benefits of modernization and how to make the business case with the help of many real-world examples. 

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=me4165c89614a8f268f1218b66a4a1f62 
- If asked to Log in, Click "join as a participant" 
- 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: 807 613 729 

About the Presenter: 
Greg Patterson has been in the IT field for 16 years, the last 7 with BCD and Quadrant Software, where he is currently a Senior Sales Engineer. In addition to business development activities, Greg also coordinates pre-sales technical demonstrations, performs business analysis and is sometimes involved at the coding level for specific modernization projects. Greg has a deep knowledge of BCD products from his time spent on the BCD support team.Announcement for WMSUG & i-94 User Group Meeting - Apr 20th 

April concludes Executive Committee member nomination month. 
Complete a nomination form and Mail or (e-mail administrator@wmsug.net) completed nomination forms to the Secretary/Treasurer. Nomination forms will also be available, and collected, at the April meeting. 

A list of confirmed nominations will be presented at the April meeting for acceptance from the membership present. 

Following the April meeting, ballots will be distributed. Voting members will complete ballots and return them for counting during the May meeting. 
There are 3 Executive Committee officers... 
Chairperson - Principal executive officer. 
Program Director - Coordinates the planning of all meetings. 
Secretary/Treasurer - Record keeping, banking duties, and correspondence. 
For a more detailed description of these positions, please contact an Executive Committee member. 
Nomination forms are available in the side bar. 

Date / Location 
Date: Apr 20th, 2016, Wednesday 
Time:  8:00 - Doors open, 8:30 - Presentation, Noon - Meeting ends 
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. 

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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