Moving to Integrated Language Environment for RPG IV

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This document is unique in its detailed coverage of the new RPG IV language and aspects of the Integrated Language Environment. The purpose of this document is to provide an introduction to the RPG IV language and guidelines for implementing applications using the Integrated Language Environment. The publication SC41-3606, should be considered a prerequisite to this publication.

This document is intended for experienced programmers, analysts, and implementers who are responsible for the creation and maintenance of application programs on the AS/400. It assumes the reader has a fairly good background in the AS/400 programming environment.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to ILE RPG 1.0
Chapter 2. RPG Specification Sheets 2.0
Chapter 3. RPG IV Functions and Features 3.0
Chapter 4. Conversion Considerations 4.0
Chapter 5. National Language Support with RPG IV 5.0
Chapter 6. CL and ILE CL 6.0
Chapter 7. ILE Design Considerations 7.0
Chapter 8. Development Environment 8.0
Chapter 9. Performance 9.0
Chapter 10. Exception Handling 10.0
Appendix A. Diskette Install Instructions A.0
Appendix B. RPG IV Coding Examples B.0
Appendix C. Migration Information C.0
Appendix D. Development environment example code D.0

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23 June 1995

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