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IBM i Edition • May 16, 2018
Getting More Help From RPG Protoypes
Getting More Help From RPG Protoypes 

In Jon Paris and Susan Gantner’s last EXTRA article, they explained how RPG prototypes can make developers’ lives easier. In this article they move on to discussing how prototypes enable the passing of more “interesting” types of parameters, including files, and also how to prototype calls to bound procedures and functions.

Learn how to pass complex parameters →
POWER9 Roadmap Drives Client Success 
Just as smartphones changed personal lives by bringing fresh ways to connect and interact, the insight era is affecting business operations, customer service and new product development in a similar manner. IBM POWER9* servers enable businesses to succeed in this exciting climate.
Read about what's possible with POWER9 technology →
Go Back to the Future with Profound Logic – BOOTH #403 @ COMMON POWERUp18
The future of IBM i is so bright, you gotta wear shades! Visit us at booth #403 to get sunglasses, celebrate 30 years of IBM i & see what’s possible for the future of your business, including Node.js.
Learn more online →
The Future of IBM i at COMMON POWERUp18 
COMMON's POWERUp18 conference is just around the corner. Find out more about the IBM i 30th anniversary activities occuring in San Antonio.
Read Steve Will's full You and i blog →
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10 AIX Commands to add to Your Toolbox
10 AIX Commands to Add to Your Toolbox 
Many UNIX commands work across the spectrum of UNIX flavors—but there are specific commands that are geared specifically for AIX. Learning these is essential to being a successful AIX systems administrator. This list will focus on commands that are more geared to AIX, but a few can be used on other flavors, including Linux. While you can perform many sysadmin tasks with the AIX front end of Smit or Smitty, if you choose to eliminate the command line from your basic repertoire of tools, your skill as an admin may start to dry up. Regardless of how useful Smit may be, the command line can be your best friend—if you allow it to be.
See all 10 commands  →
2018 Terminal Emulation Survey
Tell us about your terminal emulator use and get an Amazon gift card—sponsored by Rocket Software
Take the survey 
The Key Benefits of Implementing Encryption using FieldProc
Content by Software Engineering of America
During this webinar, we’ll discuss the key benefits of implementing an encryption solution using FieldProc and a 3rd party solution. We’ll also focus on automatic encryption Key Management best practices, and how to discover sensitive fields and protect sensitive data at rest. LEARN MORE →


Improve IBM i Developer Productivity by 50%
Content by Fresche Solutions
Do you ever find yourself thinking, "There has to be a better way to do this?” Join Fresche’s Ray Everhart and United Heritage’s Rob McBride for this live session that demonstrates the business value derived from application documentation, analysis and better understanding of your IBM i applications. LEARN MORE →


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POWERUp18: Common User Group’s annual meeting and exposition is the best way to stay up-to-date on the latest Power Systems and IBM i skills and information. Join us May 20-23, 2018 for Power Systems education, networking, and fun. Learn new skills to transform your job and career.
TUG Technical Education Conference 2018: Join the Toronto User Group for its Technical Education Conference (TEC) May 30-31 at the Toronto Don Valley Hotel.
Two days and six tracks of the best in technical education for the IBM i platform.
International i-Power Conference is back in Milton Keynes: International i-Power is on June 12-13 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Milton Keynes.
The conference is organized by the UK’s IBM i User Group i-UG.
Michigan IBM Power Systems Technical Education Conference: The 13th Annual Michigan IBM i Technical Education Conference is June 14 – the Midwest’s premier IBM Power Systems educational and networking event with world-class presenters.
Choose from over 50 sessions; at VisTa Tech Center, Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI.
Common Europe Congress 2018: The Common Europe Congress brings together hundreds of Power System experts, users, vendors and like-minded professionals under one roof to network, learn and share best practices.  Over 75 sessions offered at Novotel Warsaw Centrum, Warsaw, Poland on June 17-20, 2018.
OCEAN TechCon18: World-Class Training by World-Class Speakers on July 19-21. Over 50 Educational Sessions. Premier Vendor Solutions Expo. Exceptional Value. Join Your Community at the Largest Annual IBM i Gathering in the West; at National University, Costa Mesa, CA.
RPG & DB2 Summit: The leading IBM i development experts will convene in Chicago, October 2-4, 2018, to show you how to wow your users with modern applications built with IBM i data and business logic.
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