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September 18, 2013 | Volume 12 Issue 18


TOP STORY: PHP: Variables, Arrays, and Functions, Part 2
FEATURED ARTICLE: The API Corner: Manipulating a Job's Library List
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: New IFS Object Security (IOS) Product Joins Raz-Lee's iSecurity Suite
FORUM: Sorting Using Host Variables
TRIAL SOFTWARE:TRY MarkMagic to Solve All Your Document Design and Printing Challenges 
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Feature Article - Programming
PHP: Variables, Arrays, and Functions, Part 2

Love the idea of putting data in two-dimensional arrays? Well, the next step is figuring out how to get it out. But before you do that, there's one little thing.

david shireyWritten by David Shirey

In our last visit, we talked about arrays. We talked about the difference between numeric and associative arrays. We talked about how to load and unload data from them. And we talked about how to load data into two-dimensional associative arrays, which more or less mimic file records. Let's face it, we just couldn't shut up about them. But we delayed the discussion of pulling data out of those two-dimensional associative arrays until later


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Feature Article - Programming
The API Corner: Manipulating a Job's Library List

Learn what the Change Library List API can do for you.

bruce viningWritten by Bruce Vining

I recently received a note from Shawn W. related to a situation in which he needs to significantly change a job's library list, perform a function, and then restore the job's library list to the original values. In his case, a corporation on one System i might have multiple instances of an entity (multiple plants, multiple companies, etc.) with each entity having multiple libraries associated with it (inventory libraries, financial libraries, etc.).


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