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Jun 30

How to use named indicators in RPG

IBM i , Programming , RPG

When is an RPG indicator more than just a number? We can use a named data structure to overlay over the top of all the indicators used in the program. Using this technique, we can define a sensible name for the each of the memory spaces associated with the indicators. For example — when the user […]

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Mar 04

Upgrade from PF to DDL (SQLSTM) using TURNOVER from UNICOM SOFTLANDING

AS400 , DDS , IBM i , iSeries , SQL

When you do the RUNSQLSTM to create your SQL Objects – Do not qualify library names but use the Turnover variables just like you would define PDM variables: ? RUNSQLSTM SRCFILE(“&SL”/”&SF” SRCMBR(“&SM”) COMMIT(*NONE) NAMING(*SYS) DFTRDBCOL(“&LI”) Turnover uses the DFTRDBCOL column “&LI” to populate the other *library* variables. DFTRDBCOL(NLITTEN) Most shops I’ve been to use QSQLSRC […]

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