Qshell is a command environment based on POSIX and X/Open standards made up of the shell interpreter (or qsh) and QSHELL utilities (or commands)
Many examples/tips to make programming on the IBM system i much more enjoyable. These tips written in RPGLE, SQLRPGLE, CLLE are free to use and modify as see fit.
Various examples of using SQL on IBM system i - DB2 tables. This section includes both stand alone examples and embedded within SQLRPGLE & CLLE using QSHELL.
Data queues are a type of system object (type *DTAQ) that you can create and maintain using OS/400 commands and APIs. They provide a means of fast asynchronous
Subfiles are specified in DDS for a display file to allow you to handle multiple records, same type on the display. A subfile is a group of records read/written to a display.
When I was a young programmer, there existed a group of people known as Operators.... They were responsible for keeping the OS updated, Monitoring the system for errors, printing
The integrated file system is a part of OS/400© that lets you support stream input/output and storage management similar to personal computer and UNIX© operating systems
This section provides introductory, conceptual, and guidance information about how to use OS/400 application programming interfaces (APIs) with your application programs.
Simple example of a program displaying a window showing job information of the person locking the record the program is
The Sort (QLGSORT) API provides a generalized sort function that can be directly called by any application program. This API
A file information data structure (INFDS) can be defined for each file to make file exception/error and file feedback information
One of the more powerful tools for iSeries programmers is the user space. Many IBM list APIs use a user
This example program is a very basic project tracking application. I think the most useful part of this example is
We have put together a program that will enable you to send Iseries reports to anyone you wish via email.