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Next Meeting - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Let's Get Groovy

 

The New England Mid-Range Users Group is organized as a resource for users of IBM System i, i Series and AS/400 systems. If you were looking for the New England M User's Group (MUMPS) goto www.nemug.org


 

Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Time:

Sign in 5:15PM; Speaker 6:00-7:15PM; Dinner to follow

Place: Jimmy G's Tavern (formerly Ambrosia Tavern), 116 Elm Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760
Topic: Let's Get Groovy
Speaker: Jim Mason, Cape Cod Bay Systems and Sky Wealth Plan
Dinner: Chicken Piccata; or Angus Steak Tips; or Fresh New England Haddock; or Veggie Stir Fry(Vegetarian). Also included are appetizers, salad, dessert, and coffee/tea.

Cost:  NEMUG Members $30, Guests $40, Students $10. Make check payable to: NEMUG. Mail to: NEMUG, c/o Eileen Newell, 455 Smith Street, N. Attleboro, MA 02760 or register on the NEMUG web site, www.nemug.com , and pay at the door.

R.S.V.P. to Rasa Pizzi. Register on the web, www.nemug.com , or e-mail rpizzi@franklinsports.com .
We must receive your reply no later than Friday, February 10, 2017.
** No shows will be billed, unless cancellation is received by Tuesday, February 14, 2017. **

 

      Let’s Get Groovy

 What if there was a simple, free scripting language that:
     is easy to learn and use
     runs everywhere including IBM i
    talks to everything: SQL & NOSQL data, documents, services


That's Groovy
 The session covers: 
   Groovy basics in 10 minutes
   Using Groovy with IBM i
   Sample solutions and code for data, documents, integration, Web
   Build your own roadmap for Groovy payback
 

Apache Groovy is an object-oriented programming language for the Java platform. It is a dynamic language with features similar to those of Python, Ruby, Perl, and Smalltalk. It can be used as a scripting language for the Java Platform, is dynamically compiled to Java virtual machine (JVM) bytecode, and interoperates with other Java code and libraries. Groovy uses a Java-like curly-bracket syntax. Most Java code is also syntactically valid Groovy, although semantics may be different.

Groovy 1.0 was released on January 2, 2007, and Groovy 2.0 in July, 2012. Since version 2, Groovy can also be compiled statically, offering type inference, and performance near that of Java.[1][2] Groovy 2.4 was the last major release under Pivotal Software's sponsorship which ended in March 2015.[3] Groovy has since changed its governance structure to a Project Management Committee (PMC) in the Apache Software Foundation.


Jim Mason works 2 jobs like many of us:
Consultant Cape Cod Bay Systems
Database, Java, WebSphere, Data analytics, Integration, Web, Cloud 
Financial Coach Sky Wealth Plan
Help people set and reach their financial life goals


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NEMUG Officers

President Dawn Dawson, The Moore Company (401) 315-6351 ddawson@themooreco.com
Vice President Chip DiFolco, Callico (774) 227-7373 cdifolco@callico.com
Secretary Rasa Pizzi, Franklin Sports, Inc. (781) 573-2443, (508) 944-1545 rpizzi@franklinsports.com
Treasurer Eileen Newell, FGX International (401) 719-2337 ENewell@fgxi.com
IBM Liaison Rick Cowles, IBM (781) 895-4714 rcowles@us.ibm.com
Webmaster Jerry Perreault (401) 949-2613 gjpfromri@verizon.net
NE Conference Liaison Chip DiFolco, Callico (774) 227-7373 cdifolco@callico.comMessage from the President
 

Message from the President

It was great to see Faith Lamprey from Aurora Technologies who took time out of her busy schedule to discuss the constant changing demands and requirements of EDI. She shared some great information to stay current and try new things. It was a great session.  Thank you Faith!  We missed you!!

Joining us February 15th, is Jim Mason who consults for Cape Cod Bay Systems working in software development and is also a financial coach at Sky Wealth Plan. He will be presenting Apache Groovy to us.  It is an object-oriented programming language for the Java platform that is easy to learn and use on the IBM i.  That sounds GROOVY.
       
Dawn Dawson, President NEMUG 

       

 Attend NEUGC for FREE!!!     **** LAST CHANCE FOR DRAWING ****
Do you want to attend the Northeast User Groups Conference in Framingham, MA for FREE? All you need to do is attend NEMUG meetings between September 2016 and February 2017. Those in attendance at the meetings will be entered into a drawing for a free registration for the April 10-12, 2017 conference. Attending more than one of our NEMUG meetings? Get one entry for each meeting you attend. At one of our meetings in early 2017, we will draw the winner. (Winner is responsible for their own lodging, transportation, and other expenses)


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Welcome to the following New and Renewing Member Companies

(as of 10/31/16)

 

Aurora Technologies

Callico

FGX

Franklin Sports, Inc.

IntelliChief

JH Lynch

Jim Mason

The Moore Company

NATCO


Thank you for your support of NEMUG!
If your company has not registered yet, go to the website to download the annual invoice for membership (on left side of the home page). Bring a check (payable to NEMUG) and the form with you to get the member prices at the meeting.
 

(Schedule is subject to change)

 

February 15 — GROOVY (language for IBM i similar to CL), Jim Mason

March 15 — TBD

April 10-12 — NE User Groups Conference, Framingham, MA, www.neugc.org

May 17 — TBD

June 21 — TBD

 


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