Let's review the last few releases and see if you know what CL can offer.
Written by Bruce Vining
While Control Language (CL) has been around for over 30 years, my impression is that the last six years have seen more enhancements to CL than all of the preceding years combined. In fact, I'm surprised CL wasn't renamed to CL II at some point in the last six years! This article reviews many of the program-development-oriented CL enhancements that have become available to you in recent releases. While many new and enhanced CL commands in every release are related to running or configuring the system, this article focuses on the commands that target application development—that is, the commands that are used only within a CL program.
MC Press Online, LLC has announced the launch of its new feature-rich online MC Press Bookstore enhanced with new training materials and targeted at information technology professionals who need to keep their skills up to date. A major enhancement to the store's content is the addition of a full line of training materials from Manta Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of training to the IBM i community.
You've been told that you are now responsible for building and maintaining your orgnization's Web site, but where are you going to learn the necessary skills?
Written by Dr. William A. Hansen
Many small and medium-sized businesses have in-house developers who are very good at RPG programming. They know their company's business rules better than anyone. But when it came time to establish a Web presence, the organization turned to an outside Web development service. This may have made sense when the Web site was a read-only presentation of the company's products and services. Creating such a site is less about programming and more about graphic design and effective ad copy. While such skills probably exist in the marketing department, it was the fear of the new technology that caused most companies to look elsewhere for help.