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The project was born from the idea of ​​a group of experts, for more than 20 years in the Iseries world, with the aim of making everyone and everyone else’s experience available, in a site that centralizes all the necessary skills.


ILE RPG: “Specifications and operations – new and obsolete codes”

After a first analysis about the ILE RPG components and the binding logic, see the previous post at the link https://linkedibmi.com/2018/05/02/rpgile-components/ , I want to have a look deeply inside the use of the code, trying to discover and explain the main differences between old RPG and ILE RPG.   PROGRAMMING STYLE – OLD AND NEW CODES I discussed previously about the advantages of ILE RPG in term of readability: extended rows and indented code …

RPGILE Components.

After a little overview on the history of RPG language in the previous post https://linkedibmi.com/2018/04/28/from-rpg-to-rpgle/   I would introduce basic components and concepts about RPG ILE language. An ILE PROGRAM in general consists in one or more MODULE and every module consist in one or more PROCEDURES called subprocedures. If a subprocedure can be used in more then one place it belongs in a SERVICE PROGRAM. Now we could have a deeper analysis on these components trying …


While we are near the 30th year of IBM i, in next June, I want to continue in my education pattern trough the modernization steps. I analyzed in the previous posts the importance of an extended SQL database and the use of modern tools developed with an IDE environment (I suggest you to have a look at the previous posts by the link https://linkedibmi.com/lastblog/).  It is now the moment to start the analysis of the …


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