Programming in RPG IV (Paperback)

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Programming in RPG IV (Paperback)


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Recently revised and updated, this informative reference gives students and professionals a strong foundation in the essentials of business programming using RPG IV. Complete with numerous programming examples and support material, this account covers a variety of topics, including program development process, RPG IV specifications and operations, top down structured design, database definition and processing, interactive applications, and modular programming. Comprehensive and compatible with IBM i Release 5.4, 6.1, 7.1 and later releases, this manual will equip academics with the necessary tools to create highly effective and maintainable RPG IV programs using the latest techniques.

Jim Buck is a programmer with more than 25 years of experience, an analyst instructor at Gateway Technical College, and the president of the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association. He is the coauthor of Control Language Programming for the IBM i and the recipient of the 2007 IBM System i Innovation-Education Excellence Award. He lives in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Bryan Meyers is the author of numerous books, including Desktop Guide to CL Programming, RPG IV Jump Start, and VisualAge for RPG. He lives in Billings, Montana.

Product Details ISBN: 9781583473559
ISBN-10: 1583473556
Publisher: MC Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2010
Pages: 576
Language: English
“This book approaches the language with the intent of teaching you all the up-to-date features and tools. It was exactly what I was looking for.”  —Aaron Bartell, speaker and trainer, Krengal Industries

“A great way to learn (or teach) today’s RPG programming. I recommend this book and I will use it alongside my own course materials when teaching newcomers to the RPG language.”  —Susan Gantner, speaker and trainer, Partner/400