January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022 | Volume 16 Issue 66
- LEAD ARTICLE: SQL 101: Time to Sum Up (and You’ll Want to Bookmark This Article)
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Getting Started: Building the ILE RPG Program and Navigating Legacy Code
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Kyndryl and Google Cloud Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Digital Business Transformations
- FEATURED NEWS: IBM Digital Health Pass Integrating with Healthcare IT Leaders Healthy Returns Practice to Provide COVID-19 Digital Credentials
- WHITE PAPER: Why Migrate When You Can Modernize?
- FEATURED VIDEO: Barcode400
- EVENT: 2022 January OCEAN Meeting - IBM Champion Charles Guarino in Person
SQL 101: Time to Sum Up (and You’ll Want to Bookmark This Article)
We've now covered the most relevant aspects of SQL, providing practical and actionable information about SQL’s main topics. This article sums up the series to this point and contains links to the articles corresponding to the topics mentioned.
By Rafael Victoria Pereira
The database is so integrated into IBM i that you can program for years without having to explicitly use SQL. RPG provides native operation codes to manipulate data and uses “native” names for the data objects it handles. Therefore, an important first step is naming names—providing a list of SQL names and the corresponding RPG name:
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Getting Started: Building the ILE RPG Program and Navigating Legacy Code
Part two addresses the building of an ILE RPG program. It also demonstrates how to navigate legacy code. Review Part one here: Getting Started: Sections & a Sample of ILE RPG Programs.
By Brian Meyers & Jim Buck
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 2 of Programming in ILE RPG, Fifth Edition.
Building the Program
To create this program, you use an editor, such as SEU or LPEX, to enter the ILE RPG code into a source file member with a member type of RPGLE. A source file member is a set of data within a source file. Usually, a source file contains more than one member, each of which holds the source code for a single program. Once the source member contains all the necessary code, you then use the CRTBNDRPG (Create Bound RPG Program) command to compile the source and create the program. Figure 2.3 shows the prompted CRTBNDRPG command. The compiler generates a listing, which you use to verify the creation of the program or to find errors. Appendix B describes the tools you might use…
Why Migrate When You Can Modernize?
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Node Webinar Series Pt. 1: The World of Node.js on IBM i
Have you been wondering about Node.js? Our free Node.js Webinar Series takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application.
Part 1 will teach you what Node.js is, why it's a great option for IBM i shops, and how to take advantage of the ecosystem surrounding Node.
In addition to background information, our Director of Product Development Scott Klement will demonstrate applications that take advantage of the Node Package Manager (npm).
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IBM Digital Health Pass Integrating with Healthcare IT Leaders Healthy Returns Practice to Provide COVID-19 Digital Credentials
Solutions will help organizations with the challenges of implementing COVID-19 testing and vaccination requirements
By IBM Corporation
IBM Watson Health and Healthcare IT Leaders today announced the integration of IBM Digital Health Pass with Healthcare IT Leaders Healthy Returns, a comprehensive suite of enterprise COVID-19 services.