Ressources for IBM i
- The old "AS/400 Handbuch" - german beginners guide
This is the old beginners guide i started writing in 2001 in german language - so most of the contents is
some outdated, but still valid. Use this as a starting point get to know the system.
This document will be revised for new operating system versions and recreated in english language soon!
click to read/download
useful web links
- Dani's IBMi blog
Very useful blog from an IBM i beginner for IBM i beginners.
Read here: ibmi.thiez.com
Great page with lots of information for newbies and advanced programmers.
Check it out: RPGPGM.COM
Liam Allan really put a lot of work into this great editor for ILE
programmers. Running on Windows. Get your copy at
administrative tasks for your own IBM i
- check your PTF levels using SQL
If your IBM i has connectivity to the internet, and your job CCSID is other than 65535, you can use
the following SQL to check if your PTF groups are up to date:
SELECT * FROM systools.group_ptf_currency
You will see a list of PTF groups with information about new level available.