- Annual Conference
- Local Supporters
When: March 14, 2019 at 3:30 eastern
Presented By: Jon Paris
Jon Paris earned the nickname "the father of RPG IV" due to his major role in the definition of the language and promoting its use in its infancy. He left IBM in 1998 to focus on providing Application Development skills education for IBM i shops.
A frequent author, forum contributor, and speaker at User Groups and technical conferences around the world, he is also an IBM Champion and a partner at Partner400 and System i Developer.
He hosts thetwice per year with partners Susan Gantner and Paul Tuohy - including the upcoming Summit event in Charlotte week of March 25.
The V7 releases of RPG have radically changed the language. Among other new features, you can now code file and data declarations completely free format. And along with that comes the ability to code completely free format RPG with NO 80 columns restrictions!
Jon will also provide details and a worked example of the latest RPG enhancement - DATA-INTO. A new way to process CSVs, JSON, and any other form of structured data you can think of.
Other updates to be covered include: