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||Wednesday, April 15, 2015
||Sign in 5:15PM; Speaker 6:00-7:15PM, Dinner to follow
||Putting the Pedal to the Metal for RDi
||Charlie Guarino, Central Park Data Systems
Shrimp Scampi served over
cappelini pasta; or Margarita Chicken served with peppers
and onions with Spanish rice and mango pico de gallo; or
Sirloin Tips served with mushrooms, onions, baked potato and
vegetables; or Vegetable Biryani served with cashews,
raisins, peas and basmati rice.
Also included are appetizers, salad, dessert, and
Cost: NEMUG Members $30, Guests $40, Students $10. Make
check payable to: NEMUG. Mail to Aurora Technologies, C/O
NEMUG, 5 Old Nasonville Road, Harrisville, RI 02830 or register on
the NEMUG web site, www.nemug.com
and pay at the door.
to Aurora Technologies. Register on the web,
or call: (401) 765-3721, FAX. (401) 766-4591. Include your
name, company, e-mail address, number attending and your meal
choice. We must receive your reply no later
than Friday, April 10, 2015.
** No shows will be billed, unless cancellation is received by Tuesday,
April 14, 2015. **
Putting the Pedal to the Metal for RDi
Need a crash course on
seeing if RDi is right for you (hint – it is) but can’t commit an
entire day on a workshop? In this session we will cover the key
points of Eclipse navigation, source code editing, program debugging
and graphical screen and report design. Even after only one session
you will see how a modern workbench is where you need to be using to
stay in the game of application development..
With an IT career spanning over 30 years, Charles Guarino has been a
consultant for most of them. Since 1995 he has been founder and
President of Central Park Data Systems, Inc., a New York area based
IBM midrange consulting company. In addition to being a professional
speaker, he is a frequent contributor of technical and strategic
articles and webcasts for the IT community. He is a proud member of
COMMON’s Speaker Excellence Hall of Fame and also Long Island
Software and Technology Network’s Twenty Top Techies of 2009.
Charles currently serves as a member of COMMON’s Strategic Education
Team (SET) and is also Immediate Past President and monthly Q&A host
of LISUG, a Long Island IBM i User’s Group www.lisug.org.
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Many Thanks to these Member Companies
for Supporting NEMUG this Year!
A & H Worldwide
Cape Cod Bay Systems
Jewel Case Corporation
K & M Associates
Teamsters Pension Fund
The Moore Company
Message from the Vice President
At our March 18th meeting Jim Mason rescued
us from the botched booking of our intended speaker. Jim chaired
a roundtable discussion, and what a great job he did. Thanks
Jim…you’re the man!
For our April 15th meeting Charlie Guarino will be coming in from
New York to present his session on RDi—Putting the Pedal to the
Metal for RDi. Charlie is going to show us how to use IBM’s
Rational Developer for the i. Although Rational has been around
awhile, I don’t believe that it’s used as prolifically as it
should be, with learning curves and time constraints. It was an
application developer revolution when IBM first introduced WDSC.
However there was a slow adoption rate because of its poor
client side performance. Through the years the product evolved
and took a giant step forward when it was taken over by the
Rational team. Re-introduced as Rational Developer for i (RDi)
it performed significantly better than WDSC. As the product
evolution continued with new functionality the case for not
using it becomes weaker and weaker. The name changed to keep
pace with the platform itself, morphing into Rational Developer
for Power Systems Software (RDP) and now once again RDi. The
current offering easily outperforms and outmaneuvers the PDM and
SEU green screen development environments. Studies have shown
time and time again significant gains in development and
deployment time when using the graphical workbench. NOW is the
time for you to step up.
Charlie’s been around for a while, and he’s been quite
successful. His career spans over 30 years, and he’s been an
enterprise application consultant for most of them. He’s been
the President of Central Park Data Systems, Inc.; a Long Island
based IBM midrange consulting company, since 1995 when he
founded it. He has published numerous technical and strategic
articles for the IT community and speaks each year at
conferences and user groups across the country. He was inducted
into COMMON’s Speaker Excellence Hall of Fame in 2008 and was
also selected as one of LISTnet's Long Island’s Twenty Top
Techies for 2009. He is currently a COMMON Application
Development Subject Matter Expert, and a member of COMMON’s
Strategic Education Team (SET). ERP implementation, deep
industry knowledge of distribution and warehousing, electronic
data interchange (EDI). Excellent system design, project
management and communication skills, this is Charlie Guarino……..
Come and meet him……….
May The Force be with Us…………
Dick Ferrara, President NEMUG
President, Dick Ferrara, NATCO
Vice President, Dawn Dawson, The Moore Company
Treasurer, Eileen Newell, FGX International
Secretary, Faith Lamprey, Aurora Technologies
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