Topic: Writing “Modern” RPG Code

Date: November 28th
Time: Beginning Promptly at 6pm EST
Speaker: Barbara Morris
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Presentation: Writing “Modern” RPG Code

o    RPG features that allow you to write modern and robust code

o    Old RPG coding customs to avoid

o    How using service programs can modernize your development

About the Presenter

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Barbara Morris is the lead developer for the RPG compilers in the IBM Toronto Lab. She has been working on the RPG compilers since she started at IBM in 1989 after receiving a Computing Science degree from the University of Alberta. The first enhancement she developed was the ENDIF/ENDDO opcodes for RPG/400 in V2R1. Some of her most recent enhancements were the ON-EXIT, DATA-INTO and DATA-GEN opcodes and overloaded prototypes. A few of the other notable enhancements that she developed for RPG include subprocedures, qualified data structures, call-interaction with Java, Open Access: RPG Edition, and fully-free-form RPG.