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Monday, May 20 • 9:15am - 10:15am
22BO Fun with CCSIDs: Working with Unicode and Other Types of Data in RPG

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Learn all about working with different types of character data in RPG. Learn what a "CCSID" is. Learn how to define data in RPG with different CCSIDs, how to choose what CCSIDs to use, and how to avoid loss of data due to unwise CCSID conversions.

Learning Objectives:

Understand how Unicode is different from EBCDIC and ASCII Understand why choosing the wrong CCSIDs can lead to loss of data Understand how to work with data in different CCSIDs

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Barbara Morris

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... Read More →

Monday May 20, 2019 9:15am - 10:15am
Fantasy Tower Magic Kingdom 3
  • Level Intermediate
  • Operating System IBM i
  • Audience RPG programmers, especially those whose applications support (or someday will support) multiple national languages

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