Recommended Duration: 5 Days
Benefits: The student will learn how to use PL/I language features for variable length records, subroutines, storage control, string handling and the preprocessor, as well as how to use the Linkage Editor / Binder for development and maintenance. Students will also learn how to place data above the 16MB line.
Audience: Experienced PL/I programmers who need to use the more advanced features of the IBM Enterprise PL/I compiler in the z/OS environment.
Prerequisites: At the very least, the student entering this course should be knowledgable of the fundamental language elements of PL/I, be able to code and implement an application in PL/I, be comfortable with the text editor you use, and be able to code JCL to run batch jobs.
Related IBM Materials: PL/I Language Reference for the compiler used, PL/I Programming Guide for the compiler used.