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Externalize Database Processing - Version 2

This is the updated version of the code used in the presentation "Externalize Database Processing in RPG". Following on from the code in the original presentation, these examples provide a slightly more advanced take on the process and contains a few enhancements, such as:-

  • A technique, using user spaces, to allow for the use of the routines in a non-persistent (web) environment.
  • New routines for retrieving SQL lists, quick getters and getting and setting data as all character
  • Most importantly, a program that will generate all of the code for you. This uses CGIDEV2 for the interface.

The download consists of a zip file containing a directory. The directory contains a READ_ME document which contains details on how to install and use the programs

Please note that these are not supported products - the source of the programs is included and you are free to chop and change them as you wish (see standard disclaimer below). Of course, if you come across any bugs please let us know.

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