MAGAZINES

MC Systems Insight
MC Power Technology Manager
MC RPG Developer
MC Power Developer
MC TNT Tips 'n Techniques
MC AIX Expert
MC Linux Expert
MC Mobile on Power
This Week @ the MC Press Bookstore

May 7, 2014 | Volume 13 Issue 8

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

TOP STORY: Practical ILE: Building Your Service Program Library, Part 2
FEATURED ARTICLE: The Rename (RENAME) MI Instruction
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Fresche Legacy Unlocks Enterprise Capabilities within X-Analysis  
ON-DEMAND WEBCAST: See What i Can Do With Modern RPG Development
MC INDUSTRY BLOGS:  IBM i Automation Blog
EVENT: Spring Cleaning with DASD Plus

Feature Article - Programming
 
Practical ILE: Building Your Service Program Library, Part 2

The second step in service programs is telling the world about your procedures, and that's done through prototypes.

joe plutaWritten by Joe Pluta

In our previous article, we began to explore how to build a library of service programs. We reviewed some procedures that you might find in a service program and explained how they were related and why they were built that way. Now we need to use those procedures, and the first step to doing that is to let the rest of your applications know the procedures exist. This is done through prototypes. As your library grows, so will your list of prototypes. This article presents a programming infrastructure you can use to manage that growth.


Read More >>

Sponsor - CNX Corporation
 

Valence: Envision it. Build it.

 

Amaze your users! Create stunning web or mobile apps on IBM i using RPG and basic JavaScript. Valence includes many simple demo apps you can quickly tweak to run over your own IBM i data.

 

Just released: Valence 4.0! New features include an all-new portal for logging in to your IBM i, support for 5250 programs, tools for rapid “drag & drop” app development, IBM i-centric utility apps and much more.

 Download Free!


Read More >>

Feature Article - Programming
 
The Rename (RENAME) MI Instruction

Investigate the RENAME MI instruction by experimentation.

junlei liWritten by Junlei Li

In the Machine Interface Architecture Introduction documentation in the IBM i Information Center, the Object Control lock enforcement rule is described as the following:


Read More >>

Sponsor - The MC Press Bookstore
 

Stand out in the RPG IV marketplace! RPG IV is changing faster than any other computer language, and it’s your challenge to keep up. Programming in RPG IV, 4th Edition has been reorganized and rewritten to reflect today’s RPG IV style and techniques. Free-format specifications, modular procedures and the latest built-in functions help keep your skills relevant and current. This edition features programming examples, top-down structured design and plenty of invaluable reference material.


Read More >>

In the News

Read More >>
The Latest from IBM

Read More >>
Support MC Press - Visit Our Sponsors

Forums Sponsor

POPULAR FORUMS

Forums

Search Sponsor

POPULAR SEARCHES

Search


Read More >>
MC Industry Events


Read More >>
   MC-STORE.COM