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Languages - RPG

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Add a new device web

It will be great to replace the workstation green screen with a device in a web navegator. Instead of DDS it can use an "HTML mask".
9 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

Variadic procedures in RPG

In RPG you can make prototypes for procedures where parameter can be omitted, however the datatype and an absolute number of parameters is required in the prototype. For a more polymorphic approach I will suggest to implement variadic procedures w...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Not under consideration

improve compilation cross reference with location in memory

Hello, I'm working again on expanding the size of a field in the database. I previously encountered difficulties with fields that overlaps in data structures. Exploration of the rpgle compilation cross references gives me a lot of information abou...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Future consideration

prefix field length limited to 10 should be increased

bug fix This program the same field name in 2 files, in an external data structure for each file. So I put a prefix on the Dcl-F & Dcl-DS of the second file prefix(AUTHDR_) and it still would not compile. I shortened the prefix(A_) and the pro...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

Loading methods in Subfiles

I am entering another idea - in fact, thoughts about loading methods. Please find the attached document. Thank you.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

Tagging conditional statements like IF, DO, SELECT

Statements like IF - ELSE - ENDIF, SELECT, LOOPs should have tag (or Id) assigned to the beginning and end (and if required in between). Example: /Free IF#1: IF (cond1) { Set-of-statements;} IF#1-1: IF (inner-condition 1) { Set-of-statements;} IF#...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

Multiple Occurrence Data Structure can not be used as an operand with the IN operator

Using a Multiple Occurrence Data Structure (MOD) with IN and %list() results in a compiler error. *RNF0203 30 1 Refer to the compiler listing where this message was first *RNF0203 30 001100 OPERAND MOD OF 'IN' CANNOT BE A DATA STRUCTURE. But in th...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

add an option *bool for int parameters

Please add an option to automatically convert ind values to int for prototyped C functions that expect a bool. This would allow for easier usage of C functions from RPG, just as the *string option for pointers does. An option to automatically conv...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

RPG dynamic array enhancement

Enhance dynamic arrays dim(*auto/*var: maximum_elements) by allowing the "maximum_elements"-parameter to be a variable or constant. This would allow in embedded sql fetch command to use always the right amount of lines by using the relative variab...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

%Split should allow array index

Currently %Split returns an array, but it would be nice if it would allow a single index of the array to be returned directly by coding for example mystring = %Split(string: ':')(1); This avoids using a work array.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration