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Last day of Impact 2012
: As this extraordinary conference draws to a close, many participants are looking back on the week in Las Vegas and assessing its true
impact. There are, however, a couple of announcements that we found particularly buzz-worthy.
First, IBM is now offering two ways to test drive the powerful new IBM PureSystems family of solutions
at no charge
: With our cloud-based trial
, you can develop, test, and deploy applications in a secure cloud environment, and take advantage of built-in patterns of expertise; or, you can download the IBM Virtual Pattern Kit for Developers
and extend IBM patterns locally on your own system. Either way, it's easy to get familiar with these flexible, expert integrated systems. What else? The new developerWorks WebSphere Request for Enhancement (RFE) community
gives you a unique opportunity to collaborate directly with WebSphere product development teams and other product users in an online community environment. Here's your chance to influence the WebSphere decision makers!
Those of you who weren't able to make it to the conference can join the conversation on Twitter (#IBMPureSystems #dev), or check out Scott Laningham's video interviews
from the lavish Venetian Resort, which capture the key takeaways of Impact 2012. Although by now, Scott's probably on his way home ... assuming he made it past the LAVO Nightclub.
Until next week,
and the developerWorks editorial team
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