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The MC Press Desktop Encyclopedia of Tips, Techniques, and Programming Practices for iSeries and AS/400

Ted Holt and Shannon O'Donnell


  • Now it is easier than ever to implement the best possible solutions for hundreds of tasks and challenges on the iSeries and AS/400. This highly readable, comprehensive reference, compiled by IBM midrange authorities Ted Holt and Shannon O'Donnell, includes more than 900 entries by more than 300 experts from around the world. These entries address practically every area of your job: RPG, CL, operations, security, database, TCP/IP, and more.

    You will find answers to questions about day-to-day programming and operations tasks, as well as techniques for accomplishing rare challenges. If you do anything at all on the iSeries or the AS/400, you will find this book and companion CD to be the most helpful reference you own.

    Hundreds of entries answer questions about:

    • Data handling (32 entries)
    • Subfiles (18 entries)
    • Date and time (46 entries)
    • Debugging (14 entries)
    • File handling (34 entries)
    • Messaging (33 entries)
    • Performance (28 entries)
    • Printing (15 entries)
    • SEU (16 entries)
    • Sorting and sequencing (15 entries)
    • Plus much more--including 48 ready-to-install utilities
  • Ted Holt has been working in the information technology industry since 1981, primarily with IBM midrange computers. His industry experience includes the fields of manufacturing, healthcare, education, retail, and wholesale. He holds a master's degree in computer science and has taught in community colleges, universities, and vocational/technical schools.

    Shannon O'Donnell has held a variety of positions, most of them as a consultant, in dozens of industries, gaining experience that gives him insight into multiple aspects of how the System i is used in the real world.
  • Item Number: 5027
    Author Name: Ted Holt and Shannon O'Donnell
    Publication Date: May 7, 2001
    Edition: First
    Pages: 1,072
    ISBN-10: 1583470263
    ISBN-13: 9781583470268
    Format: Paperback
    Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.8 x 9 inches
    Shipping Weight: 3.1 pounds
    Language: English

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