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Open Source Mainframe Development Lab


Use existing mainframe application abilities and Git to integrate development and add automation. This software helps development teams transition from traditional library managers to modern open-source Source Code Management software.

Laptops will be provided and you can 'bring your own laptop' to also run a lab. The lab requires RDP or HTML5 browser.

The software covered will be Rocket Git, Git, Dependency Based Build and Z Open Development.

Labs Included:
Hands-on tutorials that explain and walk you through a step by step guide to:


Stream: Application Development
Room: Becketts
Time: 16:45 - 17:45


  • Joseph Taffe-Atkins at IBM UK LTD.
  • Joseph Taffe-Atkins is leading the UK in System z Modernisation Solutions, and has 5 years experience in helping customers get the most from their mainframe systems. He is working with retailers and banks in the UK & Ireland to develop a DevOps strategy, and is passionate about the System z platform.



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