Interactive RPG/400 Programming Workshop

PT4407
Summary
This course provides a comprehensive treatment of writing interactive programs in the RPG/400 language used on the IBM System i (AS/400). Students will learn how to create, debug, and maintain interactive applications, starting with very simple displays, and continuing through such advanced topics as Display Windows and Subfiles. This class is intended for the RPG/400 programmer who needs a better understanding of interactive programming in RPG/400.
Prerequisites
Before taking this course, you should have a working knowledge of RPG/400 programming on the IBM System i, or have taken the class, Introduction to RPG/400 programming (PT2226).
Duration
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
This course is designed for the RPG/400 programmer who needs a better understanding of interactive programming in RPG/400.
Topics
Introduction
  • SDA (Screen Design Aid)
  • Using RPG/400 as the Screen Driver
  • Types of Displays
  • Working with Screen Indicators
  • RPG/400 Specifics
  • Screen Control
  • Message Handling in screens
  • Develop, Code, Test and Debug Programs
  • Handling Errors and Anomalies
  • Windows
  • Subfiles (Scrollable Lists)

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