Binding language is not difficult, but it is multi-faceted. That is, binding directories did only one thing, but binding language provides a number of capabilities that will affect how you do service programs.
By David Shirey
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 20 of 21st Century RPG: /Free, ILE, and MVC, by David Shirey.
Please see the previous article here: Binding Directories.
What Is Binding Language?
We will start with a simple question: what is binding language?
Actually, it is not a language at all but rather a pretty limited set of statements that help the service programs function.