Get to know the runtime array, a handy structure for storing data used during an ILE RPG program’s execution
by Bryan Meyers and Jim Buck
Editor’s Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 11 of Programming in ILE RPG: Fifth Edition, by Bryan Meyers and Jim Buck.
An array is a grouping of data that contains multiple elements, all defined with a common name. The major difference between an RPG array and the tables as we are used to thinking about them is that a typical RPG array represents only one column of data.