We programmers are always on the lookout for great productivity tips. With RDi as the primary IBM i development environment, we all need to get up to speed with RSE, which forms the base of RDi. We hope our RSE/RDi Keyboard Shortcuts "cheat sheet" helps.
Automate the documentation of your modern RPG applications using this free set of programs to generate the RPGLEDOC documentation and examples of how you might view the contents of the documentation using either CGIDEV2 or PHP.
The EXTERNAL library contains the sources used in the presentation Externalize Database Processing in RPG IV. These examples provide a basic introduction to the concept of externalized database processing and SHOULD NOT be considered as production ready code.
This guide steps you through the process of installing and configuring RSE, getting the most out of its powerful source editor, exploring your programs with the Outline View, and finding/fixing compile time errors faster than ever without ever opening a compile listing.
SQL offers a host of powerful scalar functions, which can be a lot easier than the RPG alternative. Nearly every one of these functions can be "wrapped" in an RPGLE subprocedure. This set of subprocedure wrappers for several SQL Scalar Functions will get you started.
Susan Gantner shares several of her favorite Rdi tips, including these classics:
The current version of the Redbook Who Knew You Could Do That with RPG IV? , while having the advantage of being in free-form, omitted several chapters that we consider still useful today. So you can access the original Redbook, and its corresponding code, using the buttons below.
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