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Feb 27

DSPLY Sucks. QUILNGTX Rocks.

IBM i , Programming , RPG

AKA – writing a new DSPLY opcode that shows more than 52 characters Using the DSPLY opcode to quickly debug a program has long been a staple of us RPG keyboard whackers. The DSPLY operation lets us “display the data in a variable” onto the screen. Everyone uses this quick and dirty technique and everyone […]

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Sep 18

Playing with REXX on IBM i

IBM i , Programming

Wondering what REXX is? First off, it has nothing to do with those big green lizards that ran around angrily eating other lizards (presumably because their pathetically small arms gave them some kind of appendage envy) REXX is a kinda cool interpretive language — a bit like Control language (CLP). The neat thing about it […]

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