Books by Bryan Meyers

Programming in RPG IV

Control Language Programming for IBM i

RPG IV Jump Start

Power Tips for RPG IV

VisualAge for RPG by Example

 
Onsite Classes

Here's a partial list of Bryan's onsite classes and seminars. These classes are presented at your location, anywhere in the world, using your training/conference facilities. Customized topics are also available.

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WWW.RPG.IV — RPG Programming for the Web Print E-mail

This class will introduce you to everything you need to know to get started writing RPG programs for the Internet. It is a code-intensive presentation, with many examples of using the HTTP APIs and writing procedures to create your own web toolbox and write typical applications for Internet browser interfaces.

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RPG IV Modules, Procedures & Service Programs Print E-mail

This intermediate class covers the Integrated Language Environment – modular programming, procedures, service programs, and activation groups. This class shows you how to exploit the “new” RPG syntax to take advantage of the benefits of modular procedures, code reuse, and service programs.

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Subfile Programming with RPG IV Print E-mail

Subfile processing is an integral part of many data entry and display applications. The Subfile Programming with RPG IV workshop teaches you to design and program subfiles using the latest RPG IV techniques, including procedures, free-format RPG IV, indicator-free code, and embedded SQL. This class begins with easy-to-understand explanations of subfile concepts then goes on to offer advanced techniques

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Control Language Programming for IBM i Print E-mail

To be successful with the IBM i operating system, you'll need to be fluent in Control Language (CL). This lab workshop covers CL from start to finish. The "Control Language Programming" workshop introduces Control Language and helps you understand its primal position in the IBM i world, including its role in the Integrated Language Environment (ILE).

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Introduction to Remote System Explorer Print E-mail

IBM has replaced the traditional IBM i development tools (PDM, SEU, etc.) with Rational Developer for Power Systems (RDP) -- or its predecessors,  RDi and WDSc. This class shows you how to upgrade your skills from the traditional green screen tools to the new graphical development platform.

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SQL: Accessing Data, Database Design, Embedded SQL Programming Print E-mail

This class combines the content from the Accessing Data Using SQL, Database Design Using SQL, and RPG IV Programming with Embedded SQL classes into one comprehensive week of SQL training.

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Database Design Using SQL Print E-mail

SQL is playing an ever-increasing IBM i role in enterprise database design, supplanting legacy DDS. This class shows you how to use industry-standard SQL Data Definition Language to build an IBM i database.

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Database Design Using DDS Print E-mail

This hands-on lab shows you how to use Data Definition Specifications to create an IBM i database. The class covers database from start to finish, including the relational database model, physical files, logical files, join files, and field reference files.

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IBM i Administration Print E-mail

The IBM i Administration class will show you how to effectively administer the IBM i operating system (aka iSeries, AS/400), running the system as securely and efficiently as possible. This lab workshop goes beyond basic daily operations tasks, concentrating on security strategies, system backup and recovery plans, advanced problem determination, and other advanced operations topics.

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IBM i System Operations Print E-mail

In the IBM i System Operations workshop, you'll learn how to manage daily operations tasks on your IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) server. This class gives you the skills you'll need to control your system, including jobs, job queues, output queues, and basic work management. You'll also learn how to save and restore objects, and how to troubleshoot basic operations problems.

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RPG IV and the Integrated Language Environment Print E-mail

This jump start class presents RPG IV and ILE for programmers who already know RPG III (RPG/400). Free-format, indicator-less programming, procedures, activation groups, built-in functions, modules, service programs -- they're all here!

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Interactive Programming with RPG IV Print E-mail

The Interactive Programming with RPG IV workshop presents RPG IV concepts specifically for interactive display applications. The material in this workshop will cover basic display file interaction, as well as subfiles, from start to finish.

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Programming in RPG IV Print E-mail

This introductory RPG IV programming workshop presents RPG IV (ILE RPG/400) from start to finish. If you’re new to RPG, this class is for you. It covers all the language’s specifications and structures. The material in this class will arm you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to build basic RPG programs.

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IBM i Concepts and CL Programming Print E-mail

The IBM i Concepts and CL Programming workshop introduces overall IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) concepts, including object architecture, user interface, and basic work management concepts. In addition to providing a comprehensive introduction to IBM i, this class introduces Control Language programming concepts and helps you understand its primal position in the IBM i world, including its role in the Integrated Language Environment (ILE).

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IBM i Concepts and Programming Tools Print E-mail

The IBM i Concepts and Programming Tools workshop introduces overall IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) concepts, including object architecture, user interface, CL commands, and basic work management concepts. In addition to providing a comprehensive introduction to IBM i, this class covers the basic tools which programmers will use to develop applications.

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RPG IV Programming with Embedded SQL Print E-mail

SQL is playing an ever-increasing role in the IBM i operating system (aka iSeries, AS/400) in enterprise database design, supplanting legacy DDS. This class shows you how to embed SQL statements into your RPG IV programs to combine the best of SQL and RPG IV. It also introduces the concept of SQL stored procedures.

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Accessing Data Using SQL Print E-mail

SQL is playing an ever-increasing role in the IBM i operating system (aka iSeries, AS/400) in enterprise database design, supplanting legacy DDS. This class shows you how to use industry-standard SQL Data Definition Language to retrieve, analyze and modify the data in an IBM i database.

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IBM i Concepts Print E-mail

The IBM i Concepts seminar introduces overall IBM i concepts, including object architecture, user interface, CL commands, and basic work management concepts. It provides a comprehensive introduction to IBM i for those who are new to the operating system.

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IBM i Security Print E-mail

Protect your valuable IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) assets from harm -- accidental, natural, or malicious. The IBM i Security class provides comprehensive, hands-on experience covering all the fundamentals of IBM i security.

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Introduction to RPG III Programming Print E-mail

This Introduction to RPG III Programming workshop presents RPG III (RPG/400) from start to finish. If you’re new to RPG III, this class is for you. It covers all the language’s specifications and structures. The material in this class will arm you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to build basic RPG programs.

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