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Thursday, September 17 • 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Excel and IBM i: Creating Excel Docs from RPG

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Excel and IBM i

Business Case:
Our businesses often want reports delivered in Excel format. In addition, they may ask for more advanced capabilities than a simple data extraction. We will see that we can say "Yes!" to these requests. Part I uses the CGIDEV2 tool create these modern, highly-functional spreadsheets. Part II discusses other ways to create Excel spreadsheets from IBM i data. We will cover several options at a high level, including interactive tools as well as programming techniques. More specifically, topics will include use of Access Client Solutions, other pre-made tools, and programming libraries for Java, Node.js, and Python.

Part I: Creating Excel Docs from RPG
Part II: Creating Excel Docs in a Multitude of Ways
Part III: LIVE Q&A and Panel Discussion

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Vern Hamberg

Senior IT Developer, Ecolab, Pest Elimination
Vern has worked on IBM midrange systems for over 30 years, beginning with the System/38 and AS/400. At present he is a senior IT developer for the Pest Elimination division at Ecolab. He also serves on the COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) and SET and is one of the SMEs for... Read More →

Thursday September 17, 2020 2:30pm - 3:25pm CDT
Application Development Room 1