DPS908 - Operating Systems for Programmers - iSeries

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Subject Title
Operating Systems for Programmers - iSeries

Subject Description
This subject provides an overview of the iSeries architecture and its integrated facilities. Students will be introduced to the iSeries work management concepts, CL programming to provide application control, Query/400, and interactive programming using RPG IV. This course will be taught using both the GUI and native interfaces of the iSeries and will also cover topics related to the iSeries relational database management system and Websphere Development Studio Client (WDSC) for the iSeries.

Credit Status
1 credit in the BSD program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  •     Run or manage iSeries business applications
  •     Use the iSeries Operating System to edit, compile, and debug RPG/400 and Cobol/400 programs
  •     Understand the design, coding and structure of RPG/400 and Cobol/400 programs
  •     Use Websphere Development Studio Client (WDSC) to develop applications
  •     Understand and execute system management tasks
  •     Use the object based operating system, OS/400
  •     Use Query/400 to display or print business reports
  •     Create and use DB2 Universal Database objects

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

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