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Tuesday, May 21 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Extending RPG with Db2 for i Functions

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In this, you can discover how simple using embedded SQL is to add extra functionality to your existing or new RPG programs - including the use of the Db2 for i scalar functions and IBM i services to access the web like the HTTP functions, XML parsing functions and now the JSON generation/parsing functions too.

Learning Objectives:


1. What the SQL pre-compiler is and does
2. What scalar functions, UDFs and IBM i services are.
3. Using DB2 scalar functions within your RPG programs
4. Downloading files within RPG using Db2
5. Sending web requests (SOAP, REST) within RPG using Db2
6. Parsing XML within RPG using the DB2 XMLTABLE and XMLPARSE functions.
7. Parsing and generating JSON using Db2 JSON_* functions.

Speakers
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Liam Allan

Software Developer, Works Of Barry
Liam Allan is a software developer who has been working with the platform since 2014. He focuses on DevOps, ILE, Node.js, pase and open source, among other things. In his down time, he creates tools, such as ILEditor. His passion is to bring IBM i and the world of open-source closer... Read More →


Tuesday May 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Fantasy Tower North Ballroom B

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