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Monday, June 18 • 14:15 - 15:15
Advanced Data Structures ( *Now with Free-Form! )

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Have you ever used two dimensional arrays in your RPG programs? Or used the new template support to create your own data types? Do you know how to use group fields? How to map the numbered *IN indicators so that you can give them names? Do you know how to code these in the new free-form style?If you answered No to any or all of these questions then this is the session for youJon will give you a basic introduction to all of these topics and show you practical examples of their usage. He'll also include examples of the latest enhancements for coding nested Data Structures that makes their structure much more obvious.P.S. We should also mention that some of the basic techniques discussed here are the technical underpinnings needed to fully utilize RPG's support for processing XML, Open Access, and will almost certainly form the underpinnings for many future RPG features.

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Jon Paris

Chief cook and bottle washer, Partner400
Jon's IBM midrange career started when he fell in love with the System/38 while working as a consultant. This love affair ultimately led him to joining IBM.In 1987, Jon was hired by the IBM Toronto Laboratory to work on the S/36 and S/38 COBOL compilers. Subsequently Jon became involved... Read More →

Monday June 18, 2018 14:15 - 15:15 CEST
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