There are two things we look forward to in Minnesota every spring:
- Melting snow.
- IBM i conference season!
Spring brings our busiest travel schedule. With it comes the opportunity to rub shoulders with all kinds of passionate IBM i developers and technical leaders.
Here’s where we’ll be as we hit the road this spring. Make plans to join us!
Stop 1: WMCPA Spring Technical Conference – March 15-17, Delavan, WI
Sessions presented by Aaron Bartell:
“Intro to Git” – March 16th at 10:15am.
“Intro to Node.js” – March 16th at 2:30pm
“Building your first App with Express.js” – March 17th at 10:15am
“My first Node.js App” – March 17th at 2:30pm
See a complete list of sessions and speakers here.
Stop 2: RPG & DB2 Summit Conference – March 22-24, Dallas, TX
Session presented by Aaron Bartell:
“Node.js: Building your first App with Express.js” – March 23rd at 11:00am.
Join us before and after in the exhibitor hall to chat about everything you’d like to accomplish with open source AND hear what’s new with RPG-XML Suite! Find registration info here.
Stop 3: NEUGC – April 11-13, Framingham, MA
Individual sessions presented by Aaron Bartell:
- “Why Rails?”
- “Intro to Ruby”
- “Intro to Rails”
- “Ruby and RPG – Talking at Last!”
Specific times and dates of individual session to be determined.
Also, Aaron will be providing an in-depth seminar which will present a deep-dive of open source utilizing Litmis Spaces. Receive hands-on learning and instruction that will make all the difference in your pursuit of open source on IBM i!
Seminar date/time: April 11th from 4:00pm-8:30pm
Title: “The Why and How: Open Source on IBM i”
Get more details on the Monday seminar here.
Continue to visit neugc.org for updates on specific dates/times of individual sessions.
Stop 4: Ocean400 User Group – April 19-23, Costa Mesa, CA
April 19th Webinar: “WebSockets, IBM i and Watson”
Did you know you can easily access Watson from IBM i for your own business purposes?
Attend this webinar to learn how you can call on Watson from IBM i using Node.js. You will learn what Watson is and about the available APIs. Learn how WebSockets work to communicate from browser to IBM i and from IBM i to Watson. And finally, learn how the Node.js socket.io library makes it dead simple to do WebSockets. Find more information here.
April 26th on-site Agenda (all sessions facilitated by Aaron Bartell):
– 7am – 8am Coffee!
– 8am – 9:15 Node.js Intro
– 9:15 – 10:30 Node.js talks to RPG and DB2
– 10:30 – 10:45 Break
– 10:45 – 12pm Node.js – my first App
– 12pm – 1pm Lunch
– 1pm – 4pm Hands on Lab
– 4pm – 6pm Pizza with local Node.js group
Watch for more details at ocean400.org.
Stop 5: Common Annual Meeting & Expo – May 15-18, New Orleans, LA
Sessions presented by Aaron Bartell (All times to be determined):
- WebSockets, IBM i, and Watson
- Node.js: Building Your First App with Express.js
- Rails Intro for IBM i
- Ruby and RPG, Talking at Last
- Ruby Intro for IBM i
- Squirrel Rashes (aka Intro to Git)
- Swim in the Ocean of Open Source
- Why Ruby and Rails?
Lab (available at three different times)
- My First Ruby on Rails App
Get details on all the sessions here.
Stop 6: Common Europe Congress – June 12-14, Stockholm, Sweden
Sessions still being defined…Stay tuned to comeur.org for more details!