Volume 14, Number 20 -- September 10, 2014
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The Nearly Forgotten DSPLY Operation
by Paul Tuohy

I am sometimes asked strange questions at conferences. A recent example is: Which operation code do you use most in RPG? After overcoming my initial reaction of wondering what the questioner was smoking (and where I could get some), I gave the question some thought. And the answer is: The DSPLY operation. READ MORE >

DB2 for i 7.2 Features and Fun: Part 3
by Michael Sansoterra

In the second tip of this series, I explored three new features introduced in DB2 for i 7.2: KEEP IN MEMORY clause; AUTONOMOUS PROCEDURE; and the CHECK CONSTRAINT VIOLATION clause. This tip aims to keep the momentum going by exploring a handful of remaining miscellaneous features, in no particular order. READ MORE >

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Admin Alert: Importing IBM i Spooled Files Into Excel
by Joe Hertvik

For a recent audit, I had to export IBM i spooled file data into Excel spreadsheets to send to our auditors. If you have a similar need for spooled file to Excel conversion, here's my drill for importing spool file data into an Excel 2010 spreadsheet. READ MORE >

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