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September 25, 2009 | Vol 6 Issue 37


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Feature Article - Programming
The CL Corner: Controlling the CL Testing Environment

Prompt override programs and database update from a CL program.

bruce_viningWritten by Bruce Vining

In our last column, "A Much More Flexible SNDESCAPE Program," we introduced the Add Test Case (ADDTSTCASE) command and significantly improved on the flexibility of the SNDESCAPE program. Today, we will implement the command Change Test Case (CHGTSTCASE).


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Feature Article - Programming
CL for Files (CLF) Solves Age-Old Problem of Poor CL Database Support

Bruce Vining's new PowerCL: CLF product allows IBM i professionals to work directly with database, display, and printer files from CL programs.

chris_smithWritten by Chris Smith

As everyone knows, CL is the control language for the System i and is known by every developer and operator of the platform. IBM has provided a very complete set of commands within CL to work with the many different types of objects on the system. What the company has not provided, and what users and developers have been requesting for many years, is a set of commands that fully support working with database, printer, and display files. All that has now changed.


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