e-RPG(v2): e-Volving RPG Applications for a Connected World

  • 4h 40m
  • Bradley V. Stone
  • MC Press, LLC.
  • 2002

e-RPG(V2): e-volving RPG Applications for a Connected World is a great complement to the already best-selling book e-RPG: Building AS/400 Web Applications with RPG. This new version includes more in-depth discussion of familiar topics as well as new and exciting techniques and functions to make your e-RPG programming easier and more powerful than ever before.

Not only will this book give you the knowledge you need to create fully functional Web applications using OS/400 and RPG, but you will experience the best presentation of ILE ever. You will also learn about using embedded SQL for easier and more effective queries, eRPG as Perl for OS/400, debugging info for eRPG and JavaScript, creating dynamic Web page changes, and more! You’ll also be introduced to XML and handheld device programming through Wireless Markup Language (WML) and Handheld Device Markup Language (HDML) examples, all with RPG!

This book is the resource that every RPG professional needs to:

  • Use the eServer iSeries 400 as the most powerful Web server ever
  • Write RPG programs to output dynamic HTML, XML, HDML, or WML to a browser
  • Read input entered on a Web page into your RPG program
  • Create Web-based reports from AS/400 data
  • Incorporate server-side includes (SSIs) into your Web applications
  • Use embedded SQL sorts and selections for your Web page to create more-effective presentation and record selection
  • Build Web and handheld applications using RPG
  • Create a fully interactive Web-based chat client using RPG

About the Author

Bradley V. Stone is the Web administrator for Netshare400.com and provides AS/400 shareware and e-consulting services at BVS/Tools. He has been programming on the AS/400 and iSeries since 1993 and has created many Web-based applications using the AS/400 and RPG. Bradley has written many articles for various magazines that show how to use RPG as a Common Gateway Interface (CGI) and is the author of the best-selling book e-RPG: Building AS/400 Web Applications with RPG, published by MC Press.

In this Book

  • Tools for the Web
  • A Closer Look at JavaScript
  • HTTP Configuration
  • The ILE Handbook
  • Using SQL for Easier Record Selection
  • More Weapons for Your e-RPG Arsenal
  • e-RPG Cookies
  • Tips and Techniques
  • A Practical Example
  • Cool e-RPG Applications
  • GreenYak!
  • E-RPG, More than HTML!