Introduction to ILE COBOL/400 Programming

Training Summary
This 10-day class is an introductory class on the COBOL language. The class covers the general ANS 85 COBOL standard, and the IBM i, iSeries, AS/400 extensions to the standard. In this Live Hands-On workshop, students will learn basic ILE COBOL/400 rules and syntax, and write, run and debug several batch COBOL/400 programs. Interactive COBOL/400 is covered briefly in this introductory class. Lecture is reinforced by Hands-on Lab exercises which are supervised by the instructor.
IBM I, iSeries, AS/400 Programming Concepts and Facilities Workshop, or equivalent. A basic knowledge of computer programming logic and techniques.
10 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for programmers.
Course Topics
  • Introduction to ILE COBOL/400 Session 1 ( 5 Days)
  • Introduction to Programming in COBOL/400 Defining Files and Processing Data
  • Printing Reports with COBOL/400 Designing Structured COBOL Programs Moving Data and Text ::Manipulation Computing in COBOL: The Arithmetic Verbs
  • Decision Making Using the IF and EVALUATE Statements Debugging COBOL Programs
  • Introduction to ILE COBOL/400 Session 2 ( 5 Days)
  • Iteration: Beyond the Basic PERFORM
  • Database Concepts and Externally Described Physical Files Format 2 COPY Statement for ::Externally Described Files Accessing Keyed Logical Files
  • Interactive COBOL with Display Files
  • Random and Dynamic File Access Techniques START Statement
  • Single-Level Arrays and Tables Multiple-Level Arrays and Tables Indexing and SEARCH Statement ::The COPY and CALL Statement

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