You’ve probably heard about ILE, the AS/400 Integrated Language Environment, but do you know what it is? How it relates to AS/400 programming languages? How it will affect your job? This book, written by two members of the language development team in IBM’s Toronto lab, gives you a clear and concise explanation of ILE’s new functionality plus the concepts and terminology it introduces: The history of OPM/EPM and ILE; the significance of modules; why binding is necessary; what service programs are and do; how binding directories save programming effort; the importance of activation groups; ILE APIs; how exceptions are handled; and the degugging tools.
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This book begins by showing the differences between ILE and its predecessors, then goes on to explain the essentials of an ILE program using concepts such as modules, binding, service programs, and binding directories. You'll discover how ILE program activation works and how ILE works with its predecessor environments. The book covers the new APIs and new debugging facilities and explains the benefits of ILE's new exception-handling model. You also get answers to the most commonly asked questions about ILE. The authors are members of the IBM development team who worked on ILE from its inception.About the Author:
George Farr has a specialized honors degree in computer science from York University in Toronto. He joined the IBM Toronto Laboratory in May 1985. George has worked with the RPG development team for the past 12 years, where he developed many enhancements in the compiler. He is currently the overall Visual RPG and ILE RPG development manager. George has published numerous articles about AS/400 languages and environments, is coauthor of RPG IV by Example and Java for the RPG Programmers, and is a frequent speaker at COMMON and other conferences. Shailan Topiwala holds a Master’s degree in computer science from the Technical University of Nova Scotia, as well as a degree in mathematics from St. Mary’s University in Halifax. He has many years of experience in the computing industry, including development of ILE RPG and VARPG (VisualAge for RPG) at the IBM lab in Toronto. He is currently a consultant with Saville in Markham, Ontario, a leading provider of global billing and customer-care applications for the telecommunications industry. Sahilan can be reached by e-mail at Shailan.Topiwala@SavilleMail.com.
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Book Description Cas Education Group, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1884322220