RPG and the IFS - 1st Topic
Web Services from RPG with HTTPAPI - 2nd Topic
1st Topic - How to get started using the Integrated File
System from your RPG programs. The IFS is typically used for reading and
writing "PC-style" files on the iSeries, and is an important tool for
integrating with other computers or business partners.
2nd Topic - Discusses what a Web Service is and how the
free HTTPAPI tool can be used to access them from your RPG programs. For
example, you could use a Web Service to track shipments with UPS, check
Zip Codes with the US Postal Service, validate credit cards with your
Scott Klement is the I.T. Manager and
Senior Programmer at Klement Sausage Co, Inc. He is also a technical
editor for iSeries NEWS magazine (formerly known as NEWS/400) as well as
the editor of the popular Club Tech iSeries Programming Tips
His efforts to help RPG programmers improve their skills
have earned Scott an iSeries Innovation Award (presented by Mark Shearer
GM of the iSeries division of IBM and Beverly Russell, President of
COMMON), a Gary Guthrie Award for Excellence in Technical Writing by the
staff of System iNEWS magazine.
Silver Medal for best Feature Series by the American Society of Business
Publication Editors (ASBPE) (West region), and "Speaker of Merit" from
Scott lives with his wife and son in the Milwaukee, WI area.