RPG544 - Business Application Using RPG

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Subject Title
Business Application Using RPG

Subject Description
This subject is oriented towards business application programming on the IBM AS/400. Students will design, code and test programs using modular techniques. Programming assignments include control breaks, sequential and random processing of files, interactive programming using subfiles and use of the AS/400 application development tools and utilities. The emphasis will be on procedural programming.

Credit Status
1 credit in the CPA / CPD program.

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

- Code and document programs to facilitate future maintenance
- Debug and successfully validate the results of test data
- Develop an RPGLE user defined function
- Develop a program using RDp (Rational Developer for Power Systems)
- Design, code, test and debug procedural programs using sequential and random file updates, program using interactive screens, multi-file I/O, tables and arrays, and data structures
- Use the traditional tools and utilities available on the AS/400 when developing programs (SEU, SDA, etc.)
- Develop and run a free format RPGLE program

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