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This course teaches RPG IV programemrs the advanced features of RPG IV.

Experienced RPG/400 programmers who have recently migrated to the RPG IV language will also find this course important to their continued skills development.

Dates (Bath):

6 Aug 2018

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Basic programming experience using RPG IV is essential. Delegates must be able to:

  • Code subfile-processing programs in RPG IV.
  • Employ error-handling features of the RPG IV language.
  • Describe the basic concepts of ILE and modular program design.
  • Use free-format coding techniques.
  • Write date-processing routines which employ built-in functions.

These skills can be developed by attending the following courses:



4 days.



On this course, delegates will recieve comprehensive exposure to some of the advanced features and functions of the language for experienced RPG IV programmers.

This course is the third in a series three, intended to teach existing programmers who are new to RPG IV all they need to know to go from beginners to advanced RPG IV programmers:

Objectives for this course include:

  • Use address pointers and user spaces in RPG IV programs.
  • Write database triggers in RPG IV.
  • Develop ILE modular objects and package them in service programs.
  • Explain the purpose of ILE Activation Groups.
  • Explain the behavior of Error Handling and Percolation in ILE.
  • Code an ILE Error Handling program.
  • Call iSeries APIs from RPG IV programs.
  • Describe how to use CGI in RPG IV for web applications.



Basic API Programming.
RPG IV Features.
Leveraging DB2 UDB Database Features.
Advanced ILE Topics.
ILE Error Handling and Condition Handlers.
ILE CEE API Programming.
Basic Web Enablement.
Other RPG IV Compiler Features.

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