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Languages - RPG

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For RPG extend array capabilities

Extend arrays and data-structure arrays to be really dynamic without having to use base pointer and memory allocation. Without having to give number of max elements in dim(), e.g. dim(*varying) or dim(*dynamic) or dim(*automatic).Provide functiona...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 9 Delivered

Need True Overloading for RPG Sub-Procedures

For RPG, add true overloading for sub-procedure parameters. The options(*nopass :*omit) is fine but not enough and does not provide true overloading. We want the ability to create several procedures of the same exact name, but different signatures...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 8 Delivered

Provide %InList Built In Function

Provide a new BIF %InList() or %OrList() to check if a variable's value exit in list. Use Case: Dcl-S MyState Char(2) Inz('CA') If %InList(MyVar : 'CA' : 'NV': 'AZ': 'NM': 'NY'); do somethingEndIf; Or If %InList(MyVar : ',' : 'CA,NV,AZ,NM,NY'); //...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 15 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.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 7 Delivered

provide "between" operator in rpg expressions

Provide "between" in rpg logical expressions Use Case: if a >=b and a<=c ;could be replaced by :if a between b and c;
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 11 Delivered

Allow direct coding of nested data structures in free-form declarations

The new free-form data declarations in RPG IV lend themselves to direct coding of true nested data structures. Allowing these to be coded directly would avoid having to code a lot of unnecessary templates that exist for no other reason than to nes...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Delivered