Ammon Lee came and talked to us about the functionality of WordPress and the basics of getting started. FYI, WordPress does run on the IBM i. Have any of you tried it? Let us know!
Here is the presentation file:
Good morning GSLMUG’rs! Hopefully we’ll see you at our meeting later this morning. Our presentation is on WordPress.
I wanted to ask, did any of you have a chance to attend the COMMON conference this week? If so, let us know what you learned from it this year. I was able to go as a press member so I didn’t get to go to the classes themselves but in talking with some of the other attendees, there were lots of great sessions. Let us know what you got out of it.
Time for the new, refreshing change of pace. This Wednesday, April 10th, in the Murray City Auditorium at 11 am, we’ll be instructed by Ammon Lee, the webmaster for Alpine School District.
No matter what server a company is running for their business, these days they also need a web site. The bigger the company, the more complex that becomes. Ammon manages a site with over 100 schools and departments that have content for the site. He uses WordPress to accomplish that.
Here is his description of what he is going to be presenting:
Intro to WordPress
Learn about one of the most successful and used open source applications for building a website. In this presentation, we will cover many of the features that have made Wordpress such a popular platform for webpage creation and management. We will also be covering everything you need to set up your very own Wordpress installation, and build a very professional looking website with little to no coding experience in less than an hour. In addition, will discuss current ways people, companies, and public organizations are using Wordpress in various different types of applications.
- How to Optimize WordPress Sites for the Search Engines (business2community.com)
Allyn Walsh gave us an detailed update about the February Power7+ announcements.
In February IBM announced a refresh of the remaining POWER7+ product portfolio addressing the entry level through midrange offerings. This announcement also introduced a new midpoint system, the Power 760. He talked about what POWER7+ can provide for your work loads, the latest advancements for IO attachment options and how IBM i can further exploit these innovations with Technology Refresh 6 (TR6).
Allyn Walsh is a Certified Senior IT specialist working in the IBM Power Systems Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) organization. He has over 38 years in the IT industry, the last 21 years working with the AS/400 – Power Systems platform. He is a regular speaker at the Systems Technology Group University, Power Systems Technical conferences and User Groups. He has published a number of articles on the HMC and POWER systems management. He has co-authored several Redbooks, such as ‘IBM i 7.1 Technical Overview’ and ‘LPAR Simplification Tools Handbook’. His current focus areas include PowerHA for IBM i, Power Systems hardware, upgrade/migration planning, Virtualization on Power, HMC and POWER Firmware management.
Below is the video of the presentation:
January 16, 2013
At our GSLMUG User Group meeting this week, Christoph Heinrich taught us the principles of Agile Application Lifecycle Management and how it can benefit IBM i application development teams. See the presentation in the video below.
Here is the powerpoint file of his presentation.