Covering the basics of Control Language (CL) programming as well as the latest CL features including new structured-programming capabilities, file-processing enhancements, and the Integrated Language Environment this resource is geared towards students learning CL. The book guides readers towards a professional grasp of CL techniques, introducing complex processes and concepts through review questions, hands-on exercises, and programming assignments that reinforce each chapter s contents. In addition to 25 chapters that cover CL from start to finish, a comprehensive appendix with condensed references to the most commonly used CL commands is also included along with two additional appendixes that cover the essentials of programming tools and debugging."
About the Author: Jim Buck is a programmer with more than 25 years of experience, an analyst instructor at Gateway Technical College, and the president of the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association. He is the coauthor of "Mastering IBM i" and the recipient of the 2007 IBM System i Innovation-Education Excellence Award. He lives in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Bryan Meyers is the author of numerous books, including "Desktop Guide to CL Programming," "RPG IV Jump Start," and "VisualAge for RPG." He lives in Billings, Montana. Dan Riehl is the president of the 400 School and the IT Security and Compliance Group, LLC. Heis a writer and technical editor for "System iNEWS"and the author of "Control Language Programming for the AS/400." He lives in Chesterfield, Missouri."