CL Programming for Programmers

2 Day Course
Code OL20G

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


This course provides an introduction to Command Language (CL) programming for programmers. Although the content of the course is basically the same as CL Programming for Operators and Administrators the examples, exercises and emphasis is on writing CL programs for an application environment. On completion delegates will be able to write CL programs to be used in applications.

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Course Content (15 topics)

  • CL Program Structure
  • Coding Rules
  • Variables
  • Conditioning
  • Parameters
  • Sending Messages
  • Expressions
  • Substring
  • External Information
  • Data Areas
  • Monitoring Messages
  • Using Display Files
  • Using Output Files from commands
  • Writing commands
  • Using CL programs in an ILE environment


Delegates will ideally have experience on other IBM systems, together with a basic understanding of the iSeries system.

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