RPG Bootcamp Session 1: Introduction to Programming and RPG - Hello World Program-Driven - Scott Klement

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  • Discuss Series – how exercises work, database file, source code, map the way through
  • Editing Source – with highest level explanation of RDi
  • Identify and Define Program Variables
  • Define Printer File
  • Variable Assignment for “Hello World”
  • Exercise: Print “Hello World” (DSPLY Command – results called from 5250 interface)
  • Compile and Bind Programs
  • Run and Test Programs – show in green screen, WRKOBJ, WRKSPLF, Call
  • Explain Libraries, Explain Objects, Explain Spooled Files – show in green screen
  • Variable Assignment for Add Two Integers
  • Exercise: Add Two Integers (DSPLY Command)

Scott Klement

Director, Product Development and Support

Scott Klement is the Director of Product Development and Support at Profound Logic Software, and is well known as both an author and speaker in the IBM i community. Scott is a passionate advocate for RPG on the IBM i platform, and enjoys teaching tips and techniques to other developers. His efforts to help programmers have earned him many accolades and awards. In 2012, IBM named Scott an IBM Champion for Power Systems. In 2018, Scott was elected to COMMON's Board of Directors.


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