Scott Klement

Scott Klement, born January 28, 1969 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin[1] is an American computer scientist, author, and speaker recognized as a top evangelist for IBM i on IBM Power Systems computers. For twenty-eight years, Scott served as the IT Director of family owned Klement Sausage, which was sold to Altamont Capital Partners in 2014.[2] In 2012 he left to work for Profound Logic Corporation.[3][4] Scott is a member of the Strategic Education Team (SET) and a Subject Matter Expert (SME) at COMMON, the largest association of users of IBM compatible technology in the world. He has developed numerous frameworks and other open-source development tools, often works that make other technology accessible to the IBM i technology directly from RPG.[5] Many developments by others, including Thomas Raddatz as well as IBM itself, make use of Klement’s software in products of their own.[6] His work in developing tools which open the i is widely quoted by others, including sockets and other tools in the book Hacking iSeries,[7] and UNIXCMD, which allows PHP to access UNIX commands from a script.[8][9] In addition, Klement was a frequent contributor to various Penton Media trade magazines.

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Scott resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with his wife and son. He is an avid player of the sheepshead card game.[10]

In 2005, Klement was awarded the Intellectual Solutions Award by IBM and COMMON for his website, which provided multiple tutorials and open source software to the IBM i community.[11] He also received the Gary Guthrie Award for Excellence in Technical Writing[12] and the silver medal for Best Feature Series by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE).[13][14] Klement’s skill is recognized as one of the best in the industry.[15] In 2012 Klement, along with Jim Buck and Aaron Bartell, was named a “Champion of Power” by IBM for their contributions to the Power Systems community.[16] He has been called “The most interesting man in the RPG world”.[17]

Category Title/Description References
Base 64 encode-decode service program to encode/decode Base64 [18]
EXPATXML Parser a port of the open-source Expat XML parser to i [19][20]
FTPAPI Programmatic granular control of FTP on i [21]
HSSFR4 A service program simplifying use of POI to read and write Excel from RPG [22]
HTTPAPI Consuming SOAP and RESTful Web Services in RPG [18]
JDBCR4 JDBC driven by RPG [18]
JSON ported Yet another JSON Compiler (YAJL) [23]
Linux Tn5250 An open-source 5250 emulator for Linux, FreeBSD, etc. [18]
SNTP Program Time syncer [18]
UNIXCMD Run Qshell commands from RPG using f-spec [18]

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