£2,300.00

Price for this course

4 HOURS

Duration

Classroom IBM

Delivery

Available dates


Mon22Feb 21 TO Thu25Feb 21

Where

Tech Data ILO UK
Connection details will be communicated separately
Instructor Led
Online

Code

TR-664356
Mon24May 21 TO Thu27May 21

Where

Tech Data ILO UK
Connection details will be communicated separately
Instructor Led
Online

Code

TR-664357

Overview

Course RPG IV Programming Fundamentals Workshop for IBM i (AS06G) teaches the basics of the IBM i RPG IV programming language. It is the first of two courses that should be attended in sequence.

This course is a comprehensive exposure to the basic features and functions of RPG IV for Version 7. It does not introduce either information processing or programming in general. Students who are new to programming should attend other courses that are offered by local technical colleges or self-study methods.

This course is designed to enable a trained programmer to develop and maintain simple RPG IV programs written using the latest features and techniques available in the Version 7 compiler.

Audience

This course is the first in a series of two courses designed for programmers who are new to RPG IV. Basic programming experience is required. The student should have attended at least an introductory course to programming such as one of those available at technical colleges. The student is not taught the concepts of programming.

Experienced programmers who are new to the Power System with IBM i should also attend this course. Examples of other programming languages are BASIC, COBOL, or RPG II.

This course focuses entirely on the features of the RPG IV Version 7 compiler and the techniques that this compiler provides. Features of V7 are discussed.

Previous techniques and the maintenance of programs that are written using legacy techniques, such as fixed format calculations, are not covered in the classroom. Some additional material and the bibliography will assist the new RPG IV programmer in the maintenance of legacy applications.

Prerequisites

You should be able to:

  • Use a Windows-based PC
  • Run PC applications using menus, icons, toolbars, and so forth
  • Write a simple program in another high-level language (for example, CL, COBOL, BASIC, or RPG II)
  • Use basic IBM i tools, including:
    • CL commands
    • Online Help
    • WRKSPLF and related commands to manage output
    • WRKJOB, DSPMSG, DSPJOB commands and so forth to perform basic problem determination
  • Use and display IBM i print queues
  • Use the RSE/LPEX Editor to create and maintain DDS
  • Create and maintain physical and logical files

You must have attended these courses:

  • Introduction to IBM i for New Users (OE98G)

Objective

  • Write RPG IV version 7.3 programs to produce reports
  • Write simple RPG IV version 7.3 inquiry programs that interact with displays
  • Review compilation listing, find and correct compilation errors
  • Maintain existing applications written in the RPG IV Version 7.3 language
  • Use many popular RPG IV built-in functions

Course Outline

  • RPG IV introduction
  • Coding specifications for RPG IV
  • Data representation and definition
  • Manipulating data in calculations
  • Using printer and display files in an RPG IV program
  • Structured programming, error handling, subprocedures, and subroutines
  • Using arrays, data structures, and data areas
  • Accessing the DB2 database using RPG IV
  • What's next?


FAQs

What do I need to bring with me to my public class?

All required learning materials and equipment are provided in the classroom.

 

 

 

 

When do public training course fees have to be paid?

For public training classes payment must be received no later than three business days prior to the first day of class in order to remain in the class and confirm your seat. Failure to provide payment by this date may result in removal from the class, and/or late cancellation fees applied. You can submit payment in the form of a Purchase Order or credit card.

 

 

 

 

On-site (private) Course Pricing:

To find out more about On-site training e-mail us at enablement@agilesolutions.co.uk or call one of our offices.

 

 

 

 

What is the cancellation policy?

Requests for cancellations or date transfers need to be received at least ten (10) business days prior to the event start date in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation or reschedule request is received less than ten (10) business days before the start date, the penalty of 100% of the cost of the course will be applied, resulting in no amount of the fee being refunded. Refunds will not be allowed for “no-shows” in our public training or IVA courses. This cancellation policy is strictly enforced.

 

 

 

 

What happens if Agile Solutions needs to cancel or reschedule a course?

Agile Solutions reserves the right to cancel events for any reason at any time. Cancellation liability for Agile Solutions, if Agile Solutions cancels the course, is limited to the return of course payment ONLY. Agile Solutions will not reimburse registrants for any other costs including but not limited to any travel cancellation fees or penalties, including airfare and hotel costs. PLEASE NOTE: If your registration status is either “Approved”, or “Pending Payment” you have not been confirmed for the class and it is recommended that you do not make any travel arrangements until you have received a confirmation e-mail letting you know the class and registration is confirmed.

 

 

 

 

How will I know if my course has been rescheduled?

Agile Solutions reserves the right to reschedule or cancel a course due to low enrollment or if necessitated by other circumstances. Agile Solutions will contact you via e-mail or phone to inform you of the change of schedule. Once you have been notified you may reschedule or receive a full credit. Agile Solutions shall not be liable for any other costs including but not limited to any non-refundable travel arrangements if a course is rescheduled or cancelled.