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Introduction to iSeries Programming Environment


5 hours


The Introduction to iSeries Programming Environment course describes the comprehensive programmer environment called PDM. It explores all the PDM facilities that will enable the learner to commence programming.


Personnel requiring basic and more advanced knowledge about the iSeries programming environment, and personnel with programming experience who are new to the iSeries Green-Screen Programming Environment


Knowledge of programming concepts and the iSeries operating system


    After completing this course, the student will be able to:
  • Define the Development Environment, including the user profile, libraries, library list, source files, and output queues
  • Identify the concepts of the Program Development Manager (PDM)

Course Content

Introduction to the iSeries Programming Environment

The Development Environment
User Profile
Libraries and Library List
Source Files

Introduction to the iSeries Printing and Development Tools

Output Queues
Development Tools
Source Entry Utility (SEU)
Screen Design Aid (SDA)
Query (QRY)
Data File Utility (DFU)
Program Development Manager (PDM)

Introduction to Program Development Manager (PDM)

Work with the Major Areas of PDM
Work with PDM Options
User Defined Options

Using Program Development Manager (PDM)

Sign On to the iSeries and Access PDM
Work with Libraries and User Defined Options
Work with Objects and Members By Using PDM

Introduction to iSeries Programming Environment Mastery Test

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