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PHP for IBM i Workshop

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join this complimentary, full day session where the students connect to an IBM i LPAR running PHP in the cloud. The workshop includes 4 presentations with 4 corresponding hands on lab sections covering all of the fundamentals of PHP like variable use, arrays, function declarations and calls, etc. As IBM i is a significant part of our goals in these discussion we will explore the use of the new Open Source toolkit for calling RPG programs and CL Commands as well as database access using DB2 and MySQL. We will also explore the Object Oriented model of PHP.

Requirements: Please bring a laptop with wireless connectivity (WiFi access will be provided) and download Zen Studio onto your laptop.


Section 1
– Introduction to PHP Language Syntax
– Intro to HTML
– Iterative processes in PHP
– Zend Studio Set Up

Section 2:
– PHP Functions
– Array Processing

Section 3:
– Data Access using DB2
– Data Access using MySQL

Section 4:
– Intro to Object Orientated PHP
– Open Source Toolkit
– IBM i program call for PHP using CL Command Execution

Section 5:
– Overview of Mobile
– Introduction to MVC
– Demonstration of Connected Mobile Solutions

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided. Parking is free.

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April 26
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


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