C410: Objectives

On successful completion of this course, the student, with the aid of the appropriate reference materials, should be able to:

  1. Code a program in Assembler language that uses the following techniques:
    • Use standard save area linkage techniques
    • Define and process sequential files with fixed length records including
      • Reading and writing records from / to DASD files
      • Reading and writing records from / to tape files
      • Writing records to print files, including formatting detail lines, but not using carriage control characters or other report management techniques
    • Perform calculations using packed decimal arithmetic, including formatting results with edit patterns and half-adjusting results
    • Perform calculations using binary integer arithmetic
    • Work with data in tables, including defining and accessing the elements in a table
    • Use DSECTs to describe structures
    • Use multiple base registers
  2. Document the program listing with comments to assist in maintenance and understanding of the code
  3. Debug the resulting code of program-check type errors

Note: This course supports the OS/390 and z/OS environments.

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