From RPG OA to Node.js : Modernization and Mobile

Educational: There are many different approaches to modernizing green screens and developing new IBM i web and mobile applications. In this session, you’ll get an overview of the following approaches as well as their pros and cons:
  • Refacing (5250 vs RPG OA
  • Open Source (PHP vs Node.js)
  • Mobile (HTML5 vs Native)
Vendor: There are many different approaches to modernizing green screens and developing new IBM i web applications. In this session, you’ll learn the pros and cons of RPG OA, refacing, PHP and RPG CGI, and how BCD solutions can help you with all of these approaches. You’ll see why Presto is the fastest way to give your green screens a web GUI using OA or the 5250 datastream. We’ll demonstrate how to add new functionality, such as images, tabs and datepickers, to modernized green screens without coding HTML.
We’ll also show you how WebSmart’s templates jumpstart new PHP and RPG CGI desktop and mobile web application development. This includes a demonstration of how you can create a fully functioning web application in minutes.

Location: W205 Date: June 6, 2017 Time: 10:40 am - 11:45 am Greg Patterson