I would like to take you through the process of defining variables and files in RPG programs. In an effort to promote totally free-form RPG, all the examples shown in this article detail the latest enhancements. Additionally, I will show you equivalents to RPG in other programming languages. I hope that this will give a […]
Tutorial: using wizards with RPG and Rational Developer for i
I’m going to run through some of the shortcuts/wizards we can employ with RPG using Rational Developer for i (RDi). Nowadays, it is all about productivity. Gone are the days when we had a DPM (data processing manager) looking over our shoulders to ensure that we were thrashing out code (we didn’t have fancy job […]
Can free-form RPG catch on?
Ah, my first article for PowerWire! I hope that the editor chose me for my RPG knowledge, not my photo on LinkedIn (go on, take a look). My experience of RPG goes back to RPG II on the System/36 in the early 1980s. I’m sure a fair portion of you can say you go back […]