PHP developers on IBM i have a new way to access resources such as RPG and COBOL programs, system commands, data areas, and more, using a new, free, flexible, open source toolkit, supported by Zend. Using IBM's XMLSERVICE toolkit on the back end, it's all open source, enabling a high level of quality and functionality delivered by Zend, IBM, and IBM i community members who take the initiative.
You will learn:
• How your older PHP applications can use the new toolkit with minimal changes, thanks to the Compatibility Wrapper (CW), developed for Zend by Alan
And how to:
• Optimize performance
• Develop PHP on your laptop (Windows, Linux) or in the "cloud" and deploy to the IBM i
With suggestions for:
• Tips and tricks to work with your IBM i in new ways