ABIS Infor

ABIS Infor is meant for everybody interested in the activities of ABIS. Every newsletter offers a mix of general topics, topics about training and didactics, and technical articles about various technologies. ABIS Infor contains articles written in Dutch, English and French.

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  • News from ABIS
  • The training calendar for the first half of 2021 is available. To be consulted on the course page.
  • A selection of the courses that are already guaranteed:
  • Intermediate Python on 14.01.2021
  • Python for data analytics on 08.02.2021
  • SQL for BI and Data Science on 08.02.2021
  • Programming fundamentals on 01.03.2021
  • SQL workshop on 03.03.2021
  • The most popular courses in 2020 were DB2, Java, Oracle, Python, and SQL.
  • In collaboration with YoungCapital Next and RedCarpet IT Services, ABIS offers a unique IBM mainframe specialist traineeship.
  • 1970 - 2020: 50 years since the "Unix Epoch" - Peter Vanroose (ABIS) - 14 January 2020

1 January 2020: an anniversary, actually a golden jubilee, for the Unix Epoch! The "era" of Unix systems indeed starts counting from 1970 onwards. Here is a sketch of the story behind this. Read the article.

  • The Benefits of Virtual Classrooms - Arnout Veugelen (ABIS) - 14 December 2020

The pandemic drastically and quickly changed the way we organise training. Virtual classrooms are the norm now, and the format has some clear benefits, besides enjoying your favourite cup of home brewed coffee... Read the article.

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