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Todd Glassford
Greg Patterson
Todd Glassford
Marcel Sarrasin

What's new in Presto 7

Find out how your organization can boost productivity, improve workflows and reduce training costs by transforming green screens to web pages that are modern and easy to use.

BCD’s new Presto 7 now helps you do this even faster with enhanced mobile, responsive capabilities and a more modern look out of the box.

Join Marcel Sarrasin and Greg Patterson for a webinar where you’ll see:

  • What’s possible with green screen modernization
  • A live demo of how Presto works
  • New features including responsive mobile, a modern skin and a new API

With new Presto 7, RPG and COBOL developers will be able to leverage existing applications and quickly deliver the professional web applications your users want.

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Todd Glassford
Greg Patterson
Todd Glassford
Marcel Sarrasin

Designing Responsive IBM i Web and Mobile Applications

Organizations benefit when they develop IBM i web applications that their users can access from both desktops and mobile devices, but how do you support both efficiently?

Join BCD’s Greg Patterson and Marcel Sarrasin to learn:

  • How responsive design makes desktop and mobile web development easier
  • Why Bootstrap is the most popular open source responsive framework
  • How BCD solutions speed up RPG, PHP and Node.js web development

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Jon Paris
Jon Paris
Trevor Perry
Trevor Perry
Ray Everhart
Ray Everhart

Be the best IBM i developer you can be

Whether you are new to the platform or consider yourself a pro, having the right tools, skills and development approach can help you shine among your peers and increase your value to your company.

Join renowned IBM i experts Jon Paris, Trevor Perry and Ray Everhart for this recorded webinar where you will learn:

  • Useful things for new developers to quickly ramp up on IBM i and applications
  • Tips and tricks to reduce maintenance and enhance development agility
  • Resources for developers with everything they want to know about IBM i

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Todd Glassford
Todd Glassford

How to build a web strategy that leverages your IBM i

Join us in this important webinar where Bangers (, a sporting goods distributor who runs their core business on IBM i, will walk you through their web strategy and applications, including:

  • Tips for a phased approach to modernization
  • How their new, mobile-friendly PHP eCommerce application increased sales
  • Why they modernized green screens for warehouse staff
  • How they overcame concerns about performance, security and skills

You’ll also learn about BCD’s web solutions and services that were instrumental in helping them implement their successful web strategy.

Tim Rowe, IBM
Tim Rowe

How to generate revenue with IBM i web and mobile applications.

Your IBM i holds valuable data and runs mission-critical applications. But are you getting the most value from it? Join IBM’s Tim Rowe and Fresche’s Marcel Sarrasin for this webinar to learn how you can give your IBM i a more strategic role by generating revenue with web and mobile applications. They’ll discuss:

  • The strategic role of your IBM i, today and in the future
  • IBM’s commitment to IBM i and modern technologies
  • Innovative ways organizations are generating revenue with their IBM i, from customer facing order entry to expanding to new markets

We’ll also introduce you to the Fresche and BCD solutions and services that make it faster and easier to create these applications.

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Rapid web and mobile application development with WebSmart

Learn about BCD's WebSmart for rapid RPG ILE or open-source PHP / Node.js desktop and mobile development. See how you can build strategic web applications or extend your ERP with B2B order entry, eCommerce, invoicing, inquiries and more.

  • How to reduce the web development learning curve with WebSmart’s templates
  • Ways to leverage your existing RPG code and skills
  • How to build responsive mobile and desktop applications that use a single code base
  • WebSmart’s support for open source technologies (PHP and Node.js)
  • Real-world examples of WebSmart customer applications
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What's Possible with IBM i Green Screen Modernization

Green screen modernization is about more than improving the look of your applications. This webinar highlights real-world examples of modernized and mobilized screens that have improved workflows, increased productivity and decreased training costs.

You'll see a mobile warehouse application, a customer facing order entry application and more.

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WebSmart for Node.js

Rapid Node.js Web Development with WebSmart

Join us for this webinar to learn what Node.js is and why you should consider using it on IBM i. You’ll also see a live technical demonstration of how new WebSmart for Node.js speeds up open-source Node.js desktop and mobile web application development. We'll see:

  • Templates that produce the client side HTML and CSS and the server-side JavaScript
  • The types of applications you can create with Node.js
  • How to develop desktop and mobile applications that use a single code base
  • Ways to leverage RPG resources with Node.js
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WebSmart PHP

What's Possible with PHP on IBM i

This live webinar highlights real-world examples of PHP applications that have contributed strategically to IBM i organizations by generating revenue, improving business processes and increasing productivity. You'll see:

  • B2B/B2C eCommerce applications
  • Inventory, invoicing, order tracking
  • Responsive (mobile-friendly) applications
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WebSmart PHP

Rapid IBM i Web and Mobile Development with WebSmart PHP

Join us for this webinar to learn why BCD's WebSmart PHP is the fastest way for RPG programmers to develop strategic mobile and desktop applications on IBM i. You'll see a live demo of how to create a fully-functioning PHP application in minutes, as well as

  • WebSmart templates for all levels of PHP (procedural, OO and MVC)
  • Wizards to call RPG programs and other productivity features
  • Real-world examples of PHP applications on IBM i
  • How to quickly develop responsive mobile and desktop applications using a single code base
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Give Your Green Screens a Modern Web GUI with Presto

View this webinar to learn why Presto is the fastest way to modernize and mobilize your IBM i. You'll see how Presto instantly gives all of your existing green screens a web GUI. How to use RPG OA to give new RPG programs a web GUI. How to add new functionality, such as images, tabs and datepickers, without HTML experience. As well as Presto's mobile support.

Tim Rowe

Modernize Your IBM i Spool Files for Electronic Forms, Checks and Labels

Are you stuck printing or manually delivering plain-text IBM i-generated POs, invoices, checks and other documents? In today's business environment, users expect instant access to their documents in graphical formats from anywhere at any time. Thankfully, modernizing spool files with Quadrant's Formtastic is very easy, gives you a quick ROI, and improves productivity as well as sales, finance and operation processes by eliminating the need for employees to manually print, sign, scan and email their IBM i documents.

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WebSmart, Presto, Formtast

Extend, Modernize and Mobilize Your IBM i ERP

In this recording you'll learn that modernizing and extending your ERP is one of the most cost-effective ways to maximize your investment in IBM i and stay on the platform. You'll see real-world examples such as a customer facing order entry application that extends the internal ERP, a modern, intuitive web GUI for existing ERP green screens and more.

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WebSmart PHP

See the fastest way to develop PHP mobile and desktop applications

Learn why BCD's WebSmart PHP is the fastest way for RPG programmers to develop desktop and mobile applications on IBM i. You'll see a live demo of how to create a fully-functioning PHP application in minutes, as well as real-world examples of PHP applications on IBM i and how to quickly develop first-rate mobile applications.

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How to start modernizing your IBM i green screens with Presto

View this technical webinar to learn the fundamentals of BCD's Presto. You'll see a demo of giving all of your green screens a web GUI using the 5250 datastream and RPG OA. You'll also learn how to add new UI elements, such as images, tabs and datepickers, without HTML experience.

What's possible with web portals on IBM i

View this 30-minute webinar to see real-world examples of how IBM i organizations have benefited from employee and customer portals they created with Nexus. You'll also learn how you can integrate Nexus with Quadrant and BCD solutions to offer additional security and easy access to modernized green screens, dashboards, invoices and more.

Getting started with Nexus Portal

This technical webinar includes a demonstration of how you can quickly create a site and add menus, folders and documents (PDF, XLS and more) without coding HTML. You'll also learn how user and group authorities make it easy to ensure users only access the applications, documents and dashboards they are authorized to.

Modern IBM i applications: See what's possible with BCD Professional Services

View this webinar to learn how you can deliver the strategic web applications your organization needs by partnering with BCD Professional Services. You'll also see real-world examples of our work.

Making the business case for IBM i green screen modernization

View this webinar to learn why giving your green screens a web GUI maximizes your investment in IBM i. We discuss the top business reasons, supported by real-world examples, for IBM i green screen modernization.

You'll also see how BCD's Presto rapidly gives your green screens a web GUI while offering the most flexibility to add new functionality like images, drop downs and tabs.

See how a non-programmer gave his green screens a web GUI

View this webinar to see how Evange Destounis, TMISI's CEO and a non-programmer, used Presto to give the application a visually appealing web GUI and added more value to it with new functionality. You'll also see why Presto is the fastest way to give green screens and new RPG programs a modern web GUI and new functionality using a refacing or OA approach.

How automating spool file distribution with Catapult reduces costs

How efficient are your IBM i report and document management processes? If you're still sending invoices, purchase orders and other IBM i documents by mail, you may be unnecessarily incurring costs, increasing delivery times and burdening your IT staff.

View this webinar to learn how BCD's Catapult can automatically and reliably put critical information in th hands of the people who need it in the format they want.

IBM i web reports and queries made easy

Are you having trouble keeping up with user requests for reports? Do you need modern looking reports that are easier to access?

BCD's Clover Query helps you enhance decision making with real-time reports that show an accurate picture of your organization's performance in a browser.

How to mine IBM i report data and extract it to Excel

Learn how EZ-Pickin's helps you save time, reduce printing costs and make better decisions by:

  • Converting IBM i spool files to Excel spreadsheets, PDF and other formats.
  • Extracting and mining data from virtually any type of report or database file.
  • Turning reports into live interactive views to analyze, summarize and graph data.
  • Emailing or archiving reports automatically or manually.

Getting started with Catapult for automated report and document distribution

This technical webinar gives a detailed look at the key features of Catapult by showing you a demo of distributing reports as PDF, splitting them and reviewing how to archive reports to the web and converting them to spreadhseets. This ondemand webinar is useful for people who are new to Catapult and for anyone considering automated report and document distribution who wants a more in depth look at the product.