This course is designed for those with some basic experience with the COBOL language that need to write and maintain ILE COBOL/400 programs on the IBM i, iSeries, AS/400. Students learn the program development tools and operating system concepts which are essential to productive and proper programming in ILE COBOL/400. Students will use the DB2 Relational Database and create and maintain DB2 Tables and Views along with Non-database Flat file structures needed in COBOL. All Concepts are reinforced by supervised Hands-on Lab exercises. Students will receive an introduction to the Programmer’s User Interface of IBM i, including the Menu System, Control Language Commands, and IBM supplied utilities required in program development. This class teaches the students to use the IBM tools Programming Development Manager (PDM) and Source Entry Utility (SEU). An overview of the Rational Developer Toolset is provided. This class does NOT cover Interactive Screen Programming Concepts with SDA. This class provides the prerequisites needed to attend our ILE/RPG IV (PT2226) and ILE/COBOL 400 (PT1455) Programming Workshops.
Before taking this course, you should have a basic knowledge and some experience with the COBOL language.
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for those with some basic experience with the COBOL language that need to write and maintain ILE COBOL/400 programs on the IBM i, iSeries, AS/400.
- Introduction to the IBM i (AS/400)
- The System i User Interface
- Work Management Concepts
- The Object Based Architecture
- Using Program Development Mgr (PDM)
- Using the Source Entry Utility (SEU)
- IBM DB2 Relational Database Concepts
- Using Interactive SQL with STRSQL
- Programming in ILE COBOL/400
- File Access Methods in ILE COBOL/400
- Programming Development Activities
- ILE COBOL/400 Differences