Volume 16, Number 11 -- May 10, 2016
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OLAP Aggregation Specification In DB2 For i 7.3
by Michael Sansoterra

If I could use one word to describe the new DB2 for i OLAP features in IBM i 7.3, it would be 'Booyah'! Though there are many new features in i 7.3 under the umbrella of OLAP, for now I'm going to demonstrate the new OLAP aggregation specification. READ MORE >

Sending Escape Messages From RPG, Take 2
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In Sending Escape Messages from RPG, your program defines the message data parameter as 80 bytes, but the IBM manual (Send Program Message (QMHSNDPM)) defines the parameter as char(*), with notes saying it can be up to 32767. READ MORE >

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When You Reach Your Break(ing) Point. . . Or Not
by Susan Gantner

I'm always surprised at how well-attended my RDi debugging presentations are. After all, once you know about service entry points, there's not a huge amount that's new and radically different about debugging, even with RDi. Then again, I'm constantly learning new things. Here's something I learned just last week, in fact. READ MORE >

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