Git on IBM i? ARCAD experts answer your questions LIVE!

Git on IBM i? ARCAD experts answer your questions LIVE!

Git, GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket, Jenkins, open source tools… is this the direction your department is considering on IBM i?  Live and face-to-face over the Web, our experts, Ray Bernardi, Andrew Clark and Jeff Tickner will address YOUR questions around Git and open source.

During 45 minutes, we will discuss what we have found works, and what doesn’t work so well.  Here are a couple questions just to get you started:

  • How to manage concurrent versions on IBM i with Git
  • How to automate “builds” (recompiles) on IBM i with Git
  • How to use Git to manage ALL source code in your organization including IBM i

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The presenters

Ray Bernardi

Ray Bernardi

Senior Solutions Consultant

Ray Bernardi is a 30-year veteran involved in the System 38/AS/400/iSeries/IBM i development and currently is a Pre/Post Sales technical Support Specialist for ARCAD Software, international ISV and IBM Business Partner.  Ray has been involved with the development and sales of many cutting edge software products throughout his career, with specialist knowledge in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) products from ARCAD Software covering a broad range of functional areas including enterprise IBM i modernization and DevOps.  In addition, Ray is a frequent speaker at COMMON and many other technical conferences around the world and has authored articles in several IBM i publications on the subject of application analysis and modernization, SQL, and business intelligence.

Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark

DevOps Product Manager

Andrew Clark has been working on the IBM i platform for more than 30 years, beginning with the “secret Mankato Project” on a pre-release version of os/400, and an internship at IBM Rochester working on the Query team. He has development expertise in more than a dozen languages on multiple platforms, as well as a background in green-screen, Windows, mobile and web development. His major responsibilities included coordinating developers from four different offices in three different continents while still maintaining Architect responsibilities. He is proficient at everything DB/SQL on IBM i, and has extensive experience in the entire DevOps lifecycle.

Jeff Tickner

Technical Specialist

Jeff Tickner has worked in Change Management on the IBM I for 17 years at different companies. He is certified in Rational Team Concert as well has having experience with other Change Management packages from SourceSafe to Subversion. Jeff currently works for ARCAD Software, an international software company and IBM Business Partner. He provides implementation support and training for IBM I based companies rolling out Change Management solutions. He lives in NH with his wife and 2 children and enjoys hiking, skiing and old VWs and wrote his first program in High School on punch cards.