RPG programmers know how powerful the language is, and IBM just keeps making it better.
Written by Joe Pluta
Welcome to RPG for Version 7.1 of IBM i. Version 7.1 is a marked departure from previous releases. For example, this is the first time we've gone from one complete version release to another—from 6.1 to 7.1. A lot of buzz is in the air about some of the big-ticket items, like the new Open Access capabilities of RPG. But for those of us in the trenches, IBM has done a great job of taking the world's best language for developing business logic and making it even better. Let me show you a few examples of just what they've done for us.