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Thursday, September 17 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Excel and IBM i: LIVE Q&A and Panel Discussion

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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

Speakers
avatar for Vern Hamberg

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 is degreed in both music and mathematics, which gives him a distinct approach to the art and science... Read More →
avatar for Abdirahim Musse

Abdirahim Musse

Software Developer, IBM
Abdirahim is a Software Developer at IBM Rochester. Specifically he works on the Open Source team delivering interesting packages and solutions for IBM i. He enjoys learning and working on all things Open Source especially Node.js and Python projects.


Thursday September 17, 2020 4:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
Application Development Room 1
  Application Development
  • Learning Objective Your users demand it. Learn to easily generate spreadsheets from IBM i data.