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June 26, 2009 | Vol 6 Issue 25


In This Issue:

Feature Article - Programming
The CL Corner: Determining What Program Is Being Tested

It's easy with the Retrieve Call Stack API.

bruce_viningBy Bruce Vining

In our last column, "More-Flexible Testing of Your CL Program Error-Handling," we left the SNDESCAPE program with the limitation of our having to hardcode the name of the program being tested: MONESCAPE. Today, we will look at how to dynamically determine the program that we want to send an escape message to. We will do this by using the Retrieve Call Stack (QWVRCSTK) API, which is documented here.


Feature Article - Social Networking
Twitter Earns Its Stripes During Iranian Election Protests

Social networking services allow demonstrators to communicate with the outside world and each other.

chris_smithWritten by Chris Smith

When I was a boy, my father would send me postcards from Tehran, Iran, where he was on assignment from his Paris-based architectural firm. His company was under contract with an agency of the U.S. Government to design a new hospital for the citizens of Tehran. That was back in the 1950s under the rule of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the country's last U.S.-friendly leader.


Advertorial - Help/Systems
Partner TechTip: Troubleshooting Enterprise Job Scheduling Issues Is Nearly Impossible

Discover how easy it is to view Windows and UNIX logs from one central console.

tom_huntingtonWritten by Tom Huntington

As we automate more and more of the data center, we realize that just because something is automated doesn't mean that we will never have to deal with it again. Eventually, some of these automated tasks are going to fail. When they fail, you need to be able to view the logs for these events. You may need to sign on to the server, and you may need to provide reports to your management team, too.


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