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September 17, 2008 | Vol 7 Issue 18


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Feature Article - Programming
Gain Control over Libraries in SOA Applications

Library lists have long been our mainstay, but with server programs it's not so easy to set that initial library list.

joe_pluta.jpgBy Joe Pluta

The IBM i has a number of unique features, things that set it apart from nearly every other machine. A good example is the single-level store that allows hundreds of users to easily use the same program in limited memory. Another is bi-directional parameters on program calls. I remember trying to emulate that in UNIX; it wasn't pretty. A big one, though, that we green-screeners take for granted is the library list, particularly the initial library list that we get when we sign on.


Feature Article - Programming
The API Corner: Take Advantage of Open List APIs

Do you know how to open, use, and close an open list?

bruce_vining.jpgBy Bruce Vining

This article is the fourth in a series that discusses how to find all *PGMs and *SRVPGMs that have a specific *MODULE bound into them. Before reading this article, you may find it beneficial to review the three prior articles:


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