Announcement for WMSUG & i-94 User Group Meeting - May 20th 

"RPG Free", 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 

Visit Via the Web  - You can join the meeting via the web 

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Audio is alternatively available by telephone If you can't establish an audio connection through your computer. Long distance charges may apply. 

Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208 
Access code: 805 253 466 

​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. Her most recent enhancement was free-form H F D and P specs. A few of the other notable enhancements that she developed for RPG include subprocedures, qualified data structures, call-interaction with Java, and Open Access: RPG Edition.

Roundtable discussion will follow

Meeting ends at Noon.

Date / Location 
Date:  May 20th, 2015, 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. 

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. 


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May 2015 Meeting