REXX Can Talk to Other Languages
October 5, 2005 Bruce Guetzkow
The code and figures for this article are available for download.
One of the most confusing aspects of using REXX can be how to pass data between a REXX procedure and a procedure that has been written in another programming language. What follows is an explanation of the many ways to pass data into a procedure and then extract it back out.
Calling a REXX procedure
Before you can pass data to a REXX procedure you need to know how to execute a REXX procedure. The first way is to use CL’s Start REXX Procedure (STRREXPRC) command.