Next generation RPG documentation

Learn how to build browser applications using RPG and ExtJS

From the developerWorks archives

Aaron Bartell

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: April 12, 2011

The RPG language has many aspects to it that have survived the test of time, like it's ease of database access and simple modularity structure. But other areas of RPG have lagged behind, like the user interfacing layer and a modern approach to community documentation. This article will describe how you can use RPG to build a modern interface that addresses the community supplied documentation need by combining new browser framework technology (for example, ExtJS) and existing back-end server software (such as, Apache, RPG and DB2 for i).

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