Programming RPG with Style with Paul Tuohy

In this session, Paul discusses the what and why of standards and guidelines for modern RPG development. Topics include:-

  • Make Use of the Tools
  • RPG is FREE
  • Modern RPG Programs and Subprocedures
  • What’s in a Name?
  • Comments
  • Structuring Code
  • Use Templates and Qualified Data Structures
  • Qualify Wherever Possible
  • Strings
  • Subroutines
  • Out With The Old
  • Embedded SQL
  • Global Definitions
  • Parameters, Prototyping and Procedure Interfaces
  • The Integrated Language Environment
  • Roll Your Own