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Languages - RPG

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Provide encapsulation in RPG

Provide encapsulation to RPG so we don't need to mimic it via pointers and get easier to read coding. Currently I'm writing; pObject = MyCreate();MysetValue(pObject: 'attr': 'value');MydoSomething(pObject);MyDestroy(pObject); ... which would be ea...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Not under consideration

Local scope parameter for dow / dou ( perhaps for-each)

I don't expect that RPG will support lambda functions, nor iterators, however it will be easy for users to implement this kind of functionality if a local scopeed loop parameter could be provided by RPG to a user procedure. This will provide a bet...
7 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 7 Not under consideration

Support both spellings for OPTION and OPTIONS in RPG IV

The H spec or CTL-OPT keyword and RPG Subprocedure Parameter Definitions use different spellings for OPTION/OPTIONS. Please relax the spelling requirements for the OPTION keyword so that both OPTION and OPTIONS are supported in both contexts, and ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

Provide *NODEBUGSQL control option

Provide a *NODEBUGSQL control option similar to *NODEBUGIO (or included it in the same option). Use Case: This option will allow faster and easier debugging of programs with embedded SQL by skipping the underlying instructions in step-by-step mode.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Not under consideration

Meta procedure (or API) for ILE (RPG)

With PCML we have the information needed to call any ILE ( RPG) program from any other language, or environment and knowing the parameter types and data going back and forth. However this requires that the PCML file is available and deployed along...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Not under consideration

Support JSONPARSE without "root" object

Allow the IBM supplied JSONPARSE parser to parse a JSON object without a name. Use Case: Example, JSONString containing; { "name": "this is my name", "age": "50"} … fails with RNX0356, reason code 1 when using the code; Dcl-DS myDS Qualified; name...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

Time format *HM for RPG and DDS

We have fields in date and time format and they work excellent. When converting the time field to or from a numeric field, I'm missing the format *HM. As it is now we can convert a field using the format *HMS. Many times seconds are not nescessary...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Not under consideration

RPG string templates

Modern applications are using strings more and more to provide data for documents and web applications. Strings can be constructed today but the syntax get the process very convoluted especially when strings folds over several lines and contains v...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Not under consideration

ALLOW i.e. READ opcode to return a value or be usable in expressions

Would be nice to have an idiomatic way to loop a series of record in RPG, like for example other common languages. For example ----------Dow not READ(myfile) = %EOF processingEnddo---------- Will allow for an idiomatic way to loop records, to be a...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Not under consideration

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".
5 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration