Susan Gantner is an IBM i evangelist, specializing in modern application development, primarily with RPG and RDi.
A developer, trainer and author, Susan’s career began as a programmer in Atlanta on a variety of platforms. Then she met the IBM System/38 and decided to stick with it. The System/38 morphed into the AS/400, since renamed (a few times now) to IBM i.
After developing applications for 10 years, she joined IBM as a Systems Engineer and later worked in both the IBM Rochester and IBM Toronto labs, supporting developers on her favourite platform. She was part of the team who created the still popular IBM redbook, “Who Knew You Could Do That with RPG IV?” and the more recent “Modernizing IBM i Applications” redbook. She has authored a wide variety of articles on the subject of modern development tools, techniques and languages for IBM i for IBM Systems Magazine, IT Jungle and others.
Susan now works with Jon Paris as half of Partner400 – teaching and writing about modern development techniques. She is also a part of System i Developer, hosts of the RPG & DB2 Summit. You can follow Jon & Susan’s blog at IBMSystemsMag.com/blogs/idevelop/.