COMMON 2017 Advance Program Released

We’re big fans of the COMMON Annual Meeting and Exposition. We looked at the excellent sessions running in 2015 and 2016.

The COMMON Annual Meeting and Exposition is a great way to find out the latest news, trends and information in Power Systems and IBM i. The event is an important place for IBM i developers to learn from one another, digest the latest updates to the platform and make connections in the industry.

The session guide for 2017 has been released. So, which sessions at COMMON’s Annual Meeting and Exposition 2017 are we most looking forward to?

  • Improving Your Application with X-Analysis

    Ray Everhart, Monday 8th May, 2:00pm - 3:15pm. Improve your applications with X-Analysis. Ray Everhart leads a range of self-paced lab exercises on a range of topics utilising X-Analysis.

  • Overview of Open Source on IBM i

    Jesse Gorzinski, Sunday 7th May, 10:45am – 12:00pm. A great session for anyone interested in running Open Source on IBM i. Jesse Gorzinski shares some of the latest IBM i updates in this learning session.

  • LookSoftware – Rapidly Replace Green Screens with New IBM i GUI & Web Apps

    Pascal Polverini and Marcel Sarrasin, Monday 8th May, 2:00pm – 3:15pm. In his lab session, Pascal Polverini and Marcel Sarrasin lead you through the creation of fully functioning GUI and Web Applications using Presto, WebSmart or Newlook, so that you can find out which approach is best for you.

  • PHP on IBM i: Getting Started

    Mike Pavlak, Sunday 7th May, 12:45pm – 2:00pm. IBM i expert Mike Pavlak brings us a session that explores how developers can begin using PHP in the tpical IBM i environment. The session includes software installation, configuration, troubleshooting and basic PHP script creation.

  • UI Modernisation Challenge: Fresche Legacy

    Trevor Perry, Monday 8th May, 11:00am – 12:15pm. COMMON’s UI Modernisation Challenge is always an exciting part of the event and this year is no exception as modernisation vendors go head-to-head to approach a set of tables with their solutions – our bets are on Fresche’s modernisation tools.

The COMMON Annual Meeting and Exposition 2017 takes place in Orlando, Florida from 7th to 10th May.

Take a look at our list of some of the top events and learning opportunities for IBM i Developers coming up in 2017.