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Languages - RPG

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Add Joblog Messaging Built-in Function to RPG IV

Need simplified methods for writing messages from RPG IV to the Joblog. To that end, we need built-in function that will:write to the joblog using Qp0zLprintf or similar. This built-in function should be named %JOBLOG.Send various message types (*...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 10 Delivered

Create XML in RPGLE, BIF like %XML-CREATE()

In the Current world, IBM i is interacting with other systems by using the XML format messages which can be easily understood by different systems and humans. IBM has recently provided XML-INTO and XML-SAX built in functions to read the xml and to...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 8 Delivered

Allow the CONST keyword for a standalone field or data structure

Our Generator (Synon) generates Code in Fixed RPG. Also we need to use our input and output fields in soap-server-modules as datastructures. So we have the problem to sign the *entry plist parms as an input or output (or both) - structure. It woul...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Delivered

Allow use of constant in ON-EXCP

Using constants in ON-EXCP would make the code more readable, and allow to share message ids in includes. Example: dcl-c ERR_CUSTOMER_NOT_FOUND 'ERR3452'; monitor; // do something.. on-excp ERR_CUSTOMER_NOT_FOUND; // handler endmon;
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Delivered

For RPG provide JSON support

Please provide JSON data support in RPG. Read JSON document from IFS or variable. Same methods as already there for XML data. Use Case: Gaining need for processing JSON documents.
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 7 Delivered

RPG - options(*autostring) in prototypes

To get a more "polymorph" approach to transfer parameter to API's - it would be nice if a prototype could be declare to automatically convert date, time, timestamp, int, packed, zoned, char's and varchar to zero terminated strings with that same c...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 10 Delivered

Allow numeric variable as second parameter to %KDS

Currently, the %KDS bif has a second parameter to specify how many of the key fields are to be used in the I/O operation. This second parameter can only be a numeric constant (named or literal). Please allow a numeric variable (integer or zero-dec...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Delivered

Add new BIFs %max() and %min()

While I can easily create sub-procedures to handle these functions, I can't create a single max or min sub-procedure to handle all numerical combinations, or a true variable numbers of parameters. Please add %min(1: 2: ... : n), and %max(1: 2: ......
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 7 Delivered

Enhance %DEC to recognize and accept thousands separators

Currently, the %DEC BIF interprets either/both comma and decimal -- regardless of the QDECFMT system value -- as the decimal point. If the character representation of a number contains both, error RNX0105 occurs. This should not happen. In an inte...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Delivered

Allow qualified names in like/likeds

Please allow to use qualified names in like/likeds keywords. It would really save many lines of code. Use Case: // Let's say we have such template DSDcl-Ds t_User Qualified Template; Login Char(10) ; Name Char(30); Surname Char(30); Dcl-Ds Address...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 8 Delivered