October 8, 2008 Susan Gantner
Note: The code accompanying this article is available for download here.
Sorting data is something RPG programs often need to do. If it’s just a simple single field array you’re sorting in order to use the much faster binary search possible with %Lookup, for example, then SORTA works well and is simple. But what if it is a more complex task like sorting the data in a subfile on a user-selected column? Surely you need some more involved techniques, such as retrieving the data from the database again using a different ORDER BY on an SQL SELECT statement or