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Essential Skills - Part 2 - VS Code & Code for i - From getting started to being a Power User - Patrick Behr and Joseph Wright
Saturday, May 04, 2024, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM PDT
Category: Events

 Essential Skills for Top Developers - Part 2

Become a VS Code Power User & Level Up Your RPG, Python, and Node.js Development on IBM i

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 9 am - 11:15 am PT


9:00 am - Getting Started with VS CodePatrick Behr will explain how to get started with both VS Code and Code for i, including installation and set up.
10:00 am - Ask Patrick and Joseph Anything!Get answers to all your questions related to application development.
10:15 am - VS Code Power-User: Elevating RPG, Python, and Node on IBM i - Joseph Wright will explain how to leverage the capabilities of Visual Studio Code (VS Code) to boost productivity in RPG, Python, and Node.js development on IBM i. Attendees will explore how to maximize the potential of VS Code through its extensions, focusing on tools like Code for IBM i and DB2 for i as well as other nice-to-have extensions. The session aims to transform attendees into VS Code power-users, enhancing their development efficiency and skills.
11:15 am - Webinar concludes.
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With top-notch programming, database, and analysis skills, Patrick BehrSeiden Group Technical Consultant, has worked on IBM i (and its predecessors) for the entirety of his 20-year IT career. Initially focusing on RPG and Db2, he then expanded his skillset to include application and database modernization as well as web development for IBM i. His technical specialties span RPGLE, SQL, APIs, Node.js, PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, IWS, VS Code, and more. Follow him on X: @P_Behr and LinkedIn.

Joseph Wright is a seasoned IBM i programmer with over a decade of experience in RPG programming. At the age of 18, he started his journey in the IBM i world and has been constantly learning and absorbing knowledge since then. Joseph currently runs Wright 400 Inc (@Wright4i), a consulting company for IBM i, where he helps companies modernize their RPG code and leverage the latest technologies. Follow him on X: @Wright4i and LinkedIn and GitHub

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