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iPro Developer WEBINAR: Web-enable Your IBM i Applications

August 22, 2012 - August 22, 2012: 11:00am PDT, 2:00pm EDT

Join this webinar to learn how to create web applications that access DB2 data. 

  • Learn how IBM i customers use the power of PHP to create best-in-class web applications.
  • Learn about PHP fits into the IBM i application development strategy
  • Explore how to leverage investment in IBM i in a browser-based environment.
  • Learn how to use the tools included with the IBM i operating system to extend DB2 data and programs to the web.


Alison Butterill, IBM i Product Offering Manager, IBM

Alison is the IBM i Product Offering Manager working for the IBM Power Systems team. In her current role, she works with the IBM i marketing and development teams to ensure that the IBM i Operating System reflects client requirements.

Having worked in the mid-range area for more than 30 years, Alison has held a wide variety of positions at IBM, primarily with midrange servers and software. She has held a range of positions including field Systems Engineer, an instructor in Customer Technical Education, national support representative for IBM Canada, and Worldwide Technical Marketing support representative for the development tools and compilers from the IBM Toronto Laboratory.  

Alison is a regular speaker at industry and technical conferences around the world.

Mike Pavlak, IBM Solutions Consultant, Zend Technologies

Mike Pavlak has been working with IBM midrange solutions since 1992 and worked with IBM Mainframes before that.  After years of developing applications using RPG, CL and PHP, he managed IT and IT development for power protection manufacturer Tripp Lite.  Mike joined Zend Technologies as an IBM Solutions Consultant in 2008 and enjoys helping IBM i customers explore PHP as a state of the art solution for application modernization.  In addition to several roles as a volunteer with COMMON, the premier IBM midrange user group, Mike also teaches PHP classes in suburban Chicago.