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March 6, 2013 | Volume 12 Issue 5

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Practical RPG: Flexible Parameters, Part 3

As we move to service programs, OPM RPG programs get left out in the cold, but creative parameter use can keep them in the mix until you get a chance to convert them.

joe plutaWritten by Joe Pluta

Encapsulating business logic is all about parameters. In the first article in this series, I covered optional parameters. In the second article, I introduced service programs into the mix by using a service program as an adapter to an existing RPG program with a complex parameter list. Service programs are the underlying building block for most advanced architectures on the IBM i. They allow you to group together related logic and then expose it to the outside world in many ways.


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Convert Authority Special Values to and Back from MI Authority Bits

Learn a basic authority-related technique along with a practical Print Private Authorities utility.

junlei liWritten by Junlei Li

In IBM i, there are authority special values defined at the OS level, which are used by authority-related CL commands and APIs, and there are other authority special values defined at the Machine Interface (MI) level, which are used by Authorization Management MI instructions. The meanings of these two sets of authority values are almost identical; however, their representations are far different from each other.


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