Welcome Back to the WMSUG 2013 - 2014 Season!
Announcement for WMSUG & i-94 User Group meeting - Feb 19th
"RPG Free Enhancements" by Barbara Morris, Lead Developer - RPG Compiler, IBM
IBM recently released Technology Refresh 7. With it comes changes in the RPG language that allow the flexibility for writing programs entirely in free format. Come to this session for expert insight from Barbara Morris on how to productively break H F D and P specs from their fixed columns.
Library WMSUGFREE is available on iDevcloud
As a WMSUG member you have access to the Local User Group area on the iDevcloud box. The box is available for user group members to use for hands on learning. The box is loaded with OS V7R1 TR7, and is loaded with all of the compilers and tools needed for you to be able to explore and learn new skills. If you’d like to develop skills with RPG, RPG Free, RPG OA, SQL, PHP, Java and more, this is a great place to use as a sandbox for learning.
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- Learn the syntax for free-form H F D and P specs.
- Find out how some of the new features will help you to write more robust code.
- Avoid common pitfalls that experienced RPG programmers are likely to encounter
About the Presenter:
Barbara Morris is the lead developer for the RPG compiler 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.
Roundtable discussion will follow.
Meeting ends at Noon.
Date / Location
Date: Feb 19, 2014, 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.
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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