About this course

Course code TPZL1_OL38
Duration 2 Days

This course is designed primarily to teach experienced IBM i RPG IV programmers how to use embedded SQL in IBM i RPG IV programs.

As a secondary purpose, you also learn to create and use simple SQL stored procedures.

Prerequisites

You should complete the following courses (or have the equivalent skills taught in these courses):

  • Accessing the IBM i Database using SQL (OL37G)
  • Developing IBM i Applications Using SQL (OL38G)


Who should attend?

  • This intermediate course is for experienced IBM i RPG IV programmers who want to learn how to use SQL as a means to perform Input/Output (I/O) to access DB2 for i in their applications.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Code embedded SQL statements in RPG IV programs
  • Create and use of stored procedures

Outline

Unit 1. SQL review

  • Lab exercise: SQL review

Unit 2. Using embedded SQL

  • Introducing embedded SQL
    • Lab exercise: Change CHAIN to SELECT
  • Writing programs that use embedded SQL
  • Error handling
    • Lab exercise: Changing native to SQL I/O
  • Using a cursor for multiple row result set
    • Lab exercise: Using a cursor
  • Using embedded SQL (continued)
  • Dynamic embedded SQL
    • Lab exercise: Dynamic embedded SQL

Unit 3. An overview of stored procedures

  • Introducing stored procedures
  • External stored procedures
    • Lab exercise: Create a stored procedure
  • SQL stored procedures

2 Days

Duration
Delivery Method

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Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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