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2021 March OCEAN Meeting - PHP in 2021—What’s New and Exciting on IBM i - Alan Seiden
Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM PDT
Category: Events

March OCEAN Meeting - FREE Webinar

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 


    IBM i Champion & Expert Alan Seiden

5:45 pm PT - Sound Check/Social Time

6:00 pm PT - PHP in 2021—What’s New and Exciting on IBM i   

Event location: This will be a remote-only event. We will not be meeting in person.  




PHP in 2021 - What’s New and Exciting on IBM i 

Topics to be included: 

1. What people should know about PHP 8

2. New RPM-based PHP installation options

3. What innovative IBM i companies are doing with PHP

4. New database connectivity options

5. Enhancements to the PHP toolkit (RPG/CL calls)

6. PHP performance profiling to speed up your applications. 


Alan Seiden founded Seiden Group to modernize IBM i applications using open source web technologies such as PHP, Python, Node.js, and DB2 for i and RPG business logic. Recognized as an IBM Champion, Alan hosts the CIO Summit twice per year. He and his team work with the best minds in the industry to provide objective advice and hands-on development. Alan co-developed the popular PHP Toolkit with IBM; was one of the first Zend Framework certified engineers; co-founder of the NYC Zend Framework Meetup; charter member of IBM/COMMON’s PHP Advisory Board; and a consultant for IBM’s manual PHP: Zend Core for i5/OS. 

An award-winning speaker, Alan has been called “the performance guru of PHP on IBM i.” He shares his expertise regularly at conferences and user groups such as COMMON, ZendCon, the RPG & DB2 Summit, OMNI, the Northeast Users Group Conference, OCEAN and WMCPA. He also mentors other developers within the Club Seiden forum.



For more information:
Contact: Margaret Matthews
Email:  [email protected]