ILE COBOL/400 Programming for COBOL Programmers

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This course is designed for those with some knowledge of the COBOL programming language who need to understand the extensions made for IBM's version of ILE COBOL/400. A main focus is Database I/O and the way that COBOL/400 interacts with IBM i DDS (Data Description Specifications) to process externally described database files and internally defined files. Additional Focus is placed on screen display files used for COBOL/400 interactive programming, as it replaces the common CICS programming model.

Experience in writing COBOL programs.IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) Concepts and Facilities (AS15) or equivalent experience.

5 Days/Lecture & Lab

This course is intended for COBOL Programmers.

  • Introduction
  • Interactive Programming Concepts
  • Using the Screen Design Aid (SDA)
  • Error Handling and Informational Messaging
  • Modular Coding in ILE COBOL/400
  • Detecting, Handling and Avoiding File and Record Locking Problems
  • Advanced Screen Processing

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