System i (AS/400, iSeries, i5) Program Design

Course Details:

Course code: ISPGD View/Download data sheet (PDF)
Duration: 1 Day Book Course
Price: £385 Return to Courses

Course Outline:

This course introduces delegates to standard program design techniques which will improve programmer productivity. With a greater awareness of the IBM i programming environment and program types available, programmer productivity will be improved for both testing and developing efficient and easy to maintain applications. Any programming staff with limited or no previous programming experience within IBM i would benefit from attendance on this course.

Pre-requisites:

There are no specific prerequisites for attendance on this course.

Course content:

• Why bother with program design
• The major steps in program design
• Defining the output
• Developing Logic
• Using flowcharts
• Conditioning and Looping options
• Using Pseudo code or Structured English
• Programming concepts
• File handling concepts
• Variables, Arrays and Parameters
• Decision making – conditioning and looping
• The format of a structured program
• Sub-routines
• Outline logic for basic program structure
    • Report
    • Transaction processing
    • Enquiry
    • Maintenance
    • Validation & record locking
    • Subfile
• Program linkage
• Inter-Program communication
    • Parameters
    • Data Areas
    • Data Queues
    • Messages
    • Message queues

Follow on Courses:

Having attended this course delegates may want to attend one of the programming courses such as CL Programming (ISCLP), RPGIV Programming (ISR4P) or RPG/400 Programming (ISRPP).

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