• Can my friend call a remote Java program on iSeries from RPG?

    One of my good friends (who's a programmer) is looking to invoke a Java program from RPG running on iSeries V5R4. His remote program is a web services client, running in WebSphere. He would like to call it direct from RPG...is that possible? Does he have to create a program to run on iSeries and...

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  • Verifying user, password and open menu of RPGs

    I currently have a login module in my AS/400 application where the user name and password are verified and only if the password matches the user, they are given access to the Menu screen (with contains RPG programs). I'm trying to find out if it's possible to achieve that when the user is verified,...

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  • Reading liblist through an ILE program

    Our part of the company controls what objects our programs on our AS/400 work, running them with different liblists. But we know that some operations can't be controlled by this. Our program needs to read the liblist and decide on some of the libraries in it (and how to act).But we couldn't find...

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  • How can I access RPG on iSeries from Java?

    I'm pretty much a beginner on all things AS/400 related so I'm trying to find out if other professionals have had good experiences of talking direct to RPG programs running on a v5r4 iSeries machine from Java. What pitfalls should I try to avoid with this?From what I've read, I can use...

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  • DSPFD and DSPDBR

    Hi, Difference in the no of physical file count in a library using the DSPFD command and DSPDBR. DSPFD FILE(/) TYPE(*MBR) OUTPUT(*OUTFILE) OUTFILE(/File1) OUTMBR(*FIRST *ADD) When I try to take the count of this outfile for type ='P' the value is 1000(For eg). But when I store the results of DSPDBR...

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  • Execute SQL statement using an RPG variable

    I'm trying to pass a cursor and data structure to a procedure. That procedure should populate the structure with the next row from a SQL cursor. Here's what I'm trying to do: ***************************************************** * * Fetch the next row from a cursor * * @param cursor - the name of...

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  • How to tell why a program is failing in RPG

    Is there a way that an RPG program can log what happens when a program call fails? I need to know if what I am running is failing due to an authority issue or because it could not find the program. How would I do this?

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  • Could we set compiler options for activation groups in RPG/CL program?

    In most of our AS/400 programs, we need to change the handling of the activation group (since the default behavior is not useful). When I compile one of those programs, I have to remember to set the complier options. (Depending on the program)enter 14, hit F4, change DFTACTGRP from *YES to *NO, hit...

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  • RPGLE: Conditional Compilation?

    This is more of a general question but I'm wondering if I can include a section of code that's based on whether a variable is defined in my program or is the preprocessor completely not able to access this info (only compilation conditions)? This is what I'm looking for:/IF DEFINED(myVariable) D...

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  • Remote Java Program for zip codes in RPG

    I'm designing a remote Java program to look up zip codes for RPG running on iSeries V5. Its a web client service running in Websphere. Is there a way I can set this up so that the calls go through RPG instead of having to create another Java program to handle it?

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  • RPG: INLR statement

    I've recently been looking at some legacy programs, such as the following code:C/free Dow 1=1; SubRoutine(); EndDo; *INLR = *On; /end-freeThe program that I'm questioning is a "server-like" program, where the sub routine handles incoming requests over the network. I feel like the *INLR=*On...

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  • How can I run an RPG function in Java?

    Within Java, how can I call a RPG Function that can pass parameters, return result sets, and output parameters?

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  • RPG programming: Are nulls not permitted?

    I know this might be an off-topic discussion but I was recently told by one of our RPG programmers that none of our AS/400-based DB2 database tables can permit nulls because "they're really difficult to program" for in RPG. Is this true? If so, what makes the basic database feature so difficult in...

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  • What RPG IV book would you recommend?

    A good friend of mine recently became a Ruby programmer and needs to learn RPG IV for one of his current projects. He's looking to learn primitive types, data structures, control flows and architecture. Are they any good books out there that he should start with? What would everyone recommend?

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  • RPG Reversing time code

    I doing online testing process in that I want to validate the time for each question. I want to show the remaining time for the particular question in RPG ILE concepts. Can anyone help me out?

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  • Clearing the screen in RPG in AS/400?

    How does one clear the screen in RPG for AS/400? Is there something like clrscr() from C that I could use?

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  • Should we use a RPG Simulator?

    We just got an urgent requirement to call a RPG program to Java. We are planning to use JTOpen but we don't have access to this system. Is there a way to test the Java program? Should we use a RPG simulator for Windows? Thanks!

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  • iDOC to RPG

    I need to write a RPG program interface using iDOC data. How can I do that?

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  • Data fetching from file

    Hi all, I have a scenario where I need to read from a File F1 based on Product name only (F1 Key is Product name+ XXX+YYY+ZZZZ) write to file F2. Both F1 and F2 having same fields except F1 have 1 Additional field(ZZZZ) which we are not populating to F2(F2 Key is Product name+ XXX+YYY). So for each...

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  • IF an RPG error pop-up at a user screen, can we prevent him to put any answer?

    Any user on AS/400 screen (emulation 5250 or telnet) that is using our AS/400 menu and gets an error that needs a reply (C, G, D, I or else)  I want to prevent the user (interactive) to answer any error message that could popup at the bottom of his screen.  Can this be done on the AS/400?

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