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October 20, 2010 | Volume 9 Issue 20

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

TOP STORY: Why Use Embedded SQL Within RPG?
FEATURED ARTICLE: The API Corner: More on Message Handling
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: ASNA Presents Tenth ASNApalooza Developer Conference
FORUM: Display a Screen in a Subfile
ON-DEMAND WEBCAST: Is time running out on your green-screen RPG applications?
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Feature Article - Programming
 
Why Use Embedded SQL Within RPG?

Let's evaluate the reasons you might want to take this approach.

tom_snyderWritten by Tom Snyder

You've heard about embedded SQL and maybe you've tried embedded SQL, but you may be asking yourself, "Why would I use embedded SQL?" That's the course that I have taken. Of course, when a new capability comes out, I am usually eager to start digging into it and figuring out how it works. And I have done that with SQL, but I couldn't easily find a reason to justify its use until recently.


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Feature Article - Programming
 
The API Corner: More on Message Handling

Receive messages from the job log.

bruce_viningWritten by Bruce Vining

For the last few months, we've been looking at various considerations related to the running of CL commands using the QCMDEXC, QCAPCMD, and system APIs. As part of that discussion, we've explored some of the ways your RPG program can remove error-related messages from the job log. Due to several notes that I have received on the topic of message retrieval and removal, this article (and a following one) will go into more detail concerning some of the points I briefly discussed last month.


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