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Hands-on Tutorials

These are tutorials we give at conferences. You can use a no-cost Litmis Space so you don't have to set anything up on your machine. Email team@litmis.com with questions.

Node.js Intro

Est Time: 2 - 4hrs
What You'll Learn
  • Hello World
  • The Node.js REPL
  • Short Javascript Intro
  • Node Package Manager (npm)
  • Connecting to DB2
  • Write full C.R.U.D. (Create, Read, Update, Delete) app
Start

Ruby On Rails Intro

Est Time: 2 - 4hrs
What You'll Learn
  • Use code generators to build a C.R.U.D. app using a single command
  • Validating input
  • Unit testing
  • Add a search feature to a grid
  • Add paging feature to a grid
  • Install gems
Start

Articles

The following articles have been published in industry trade magazines and focus on a variety of topics surrounding Open Source on IBM i.

Need help with any of these articles? Check out our Jump Start Program or contact team@litmis.com.

“Edit IFS Files with SSHFS and VisualStudio Code”, published by MC Press Online on 9/09/16

“DB2 Adapter for Shells”, published by MC Press Online on 8/12/16

“Open Source, Dipping Toes”, published by MC Press Online on 7/8/16

“Open Source on IBM i Gets Hot Hot Hot”, published by MC Press Online on 6/10/16

“Why Node.js?”, published by IT Jungle on 5/3/16

“Shoot for Orion with your RPG”, published by MC Press Online on 4/13/16

“Let’s Encrypt, Together”, published by MC Press Online on 4/8/16

“Riding the Rails (Part 3)”, published by MC Press Online on 3/11/16

“Riding the Rails (Part 2)”, published by MC Press Online on 2/12/16

“A (root) Change for the Better (part II)”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 1/20/16

“Riding the Rails, Part 1”, published by MC Press Online on 1/15/16

“Front-end your Application Servers with Nginx”, published by MC Press Online on 12/18/15

“A (root) Change for the Better”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 12/2/15

“Drivers, Start Your Nginx!”, published by MC Press Online on 11/20/15

“Securing your Node.js App”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 11/4/15

“Embrace Auto-Updating IBM i Performance Stats in Real Time”, published by MC Press Online 10/30/15

“IBM Watson, talk to me”, published by MC Press Online on 10/2/15

“Creating CRUD”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 9/16/15

“Git to Bit(bucket)”, published by MC Press Online on 8/28/15

“Get Rolling with Python on IBM i”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 8/12/15

“Installing Git on IBM i”, published by MC Press Online on 7/31/15

“How to Contribute to Open Source Projects”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 7/14/15

“Community Developed Dashboard with Node and DB2”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 6/1/15

“Node.js is Genius with WebSockets”, published by MC Press Online on 5/29/15

“Riding ExpressJs and Node.js to the Web”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 5/13/15

“Ruby and Existing Databases”, published by IT Jungle on 5/5/15

“Node.js is  here. What to do?”, published by MC Press Online on 4/24/15

“Ruby and DSLs and Blocks”, published by IT Jungle on 4/21/15

“Explaining Node Package Manager”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 4/14/15

“IBM i Toolkit for Ruby – iit for short”, published by IT Jungle on 4/7/15

“Ruby Talks to DB2 for i”, published by MC Press Online on 4/3/15

“A Ruby and RPG Conversation”, published by IT Jungle on 3/16/15

“Node Nods to RPG and DB2”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 3/10/15

“Sinatra Sings, Ruby Plays”, published by MC Press Online on 3/6/15

“Git to GitHub”, published by IT Jungle on 3/3/15

“Native Javascript Applications on IBM i with Node.js”, published by IBM developerWorks on 2/26/15

“Ruby on Rails, Node.js, and Litmis.com” via iTalk with Tuohy, published by IBM Systems Magazine – Feb 2015

“Node, The First Kiss”, published by IBM Systems Magazine on 2/11/15

“Git To It”, published by IT Jungle on 2/10/15

“Trying on a Ruby Ring”, published by MC Press Online on 2/6/15

“Knee Deep in Ruby Waters”, published by IT Jungle on 1/27/15

“Testing the Ruby Waters”, published by IT Jungle on 9/24/14

“Bash is not a Shell Game”, published by IT Jungle on 9/17/14