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Course Catalog » iSeries Curriculum » iSeries RPG Series

RPG/400 Workstation Programming

9 hours



The RPG/400 Workstation Programming course shows how to design and develop screen layouts. It also describes how to write an RPG program that can display information on the screen for a user to maintain.


Personnel requiring knowledge of RPG Interactive Programming in a Green-Screen Environment.


Knowledge of data processing, programming concepts, and the iSeries operating system.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define the concepts and programming requirements of Display Device Files
  • Identify how to code a simple interactive RPG program
  • Identify how to create an RPG program

Course Content

Display Files

Review Display Files

Data Definition Specifications for Display Files

Display and Read

"Hello World" Program

Screen Layout

Reading the Screen

Multiple Screens

DDS Coding for Multiple Screens

Coding a Maintenance Program



Database File Access for Input, Update and Delete

Programming Environment

Executing the Routines (Writing to the Screen and User Input)

Writing the Record to the File

Avoiding a Program Bug

Programming Specification and Documentation

Control and File Logic Associated with Updating and Deleting a Database Record

Detail the End of Run Processes When the LR Indicator Is ON

RPG/400 Workstation Programming Mastery Test

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