RPG400 Interview Questions
Questions Answers Views Company eMail

difference between CHAIN and READE?

HCL,

8 35124

What are the values of NUM1 and NUM2 after executing the following code? CLONO1NO2NO3 Factorl÷÷+OpcdeFactor2+÷+ResultLenDHHiLoEq C MOVE *LOVAL NUM1 50 C MOVE *J-fIVAL NtJM2 52

Fiserv, IBM,

2 8590

1. Which Built-In-Function will you use to achieve the following functionality? CLONO1NO2NO3 Factorl÷÷+OpcdeFactor2++÷ResultLenDHHiLoEq C QTY IFLT *ZERO C QTY MULT -1 QTY C ENDIF a) %ABS b) %TRIM c) %TRIMS d) %UNS

IBM,

3 8137

What is the significance of UDATE?

IBM,

5 16055

A particular job executing on the iS is not behaving as expected and is operating in an environment in which it can be debugged. What commands would you use to debug and observe the program?

IBM,

2 10124

What is the compilation option that has to he specified while compiling an RPC program which uses a file having date data type field?

HSBC, IBM,

3 11494

2. Which of the following statement(s) explains the difference(s) between the /INCLUDE and ICOPY directives? a.) No difference, they function the same b.) ACOPY cannot be used as a conditional directive c.) IINCLUDE files cannot contain embedded SQL d.) Nesting /TNCLUDE directives is not allowed

IBM,

2 7301

3. Given the DOS Specification below and the following information: • Indicator 50 is off • No records have been written to the subfile What will be the result if the EXFMT operation code is performed on the record format CTLR? A R SUBFL A DESCRIP 101 6 1ODSPATR(UL) A DFT(’NOT FOUND’) A R CTLR SFLCTL(SUBFL) A N50 SFLDSP A SFLDSPCTL A SFLINZ A 67 SFIJEND A SFLSIZ(13) A SFLPAG(12) A ACCOUNTNO 100 S 10 a.) Only AccountNo will display b.) SUBFL will be initialized with 13 blank records c.) An I/O exception error will occur d.) The screen will display 12 records with ‘NOT FOUND’

IBM,

4 8395

please help me answer to this question what is the difference between the binding and srvpgm in ilerpg?

HCL,

4 12331

what is the difference between the procedure and module in ILERPG?

4 25381

can we use cl programming to update or delete physical files

12 35217

use of PUTOVR,OVRDTA,KEEP keywords?

HCL,

2 17313

where we give the MSGSFL in rpg400?

4 9092

how to change the length of the field in a physicalfile?

12 29343

there is any limit to display the members in rpg400?

3 7407


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is this a rpg channel?

178


How can we override a file during runtime in rpg?

117


How to add 2 new fields in a file? How many ways are there in as400?

457


what is program status data structure?

290


what do you mean by an input subfile, what are the keywords required?

174






If my rpg program has a date field, what extra care I have to take while compiling that rpg program? If the file is keyed and I have declared the file as well as key list properly in my program. Still am getting an error message like "chain/reade operation is not allowed" what may be the case?

112


How can we know running job is batch or interactive?

127


A rpg or clp command to find if the file field is defined as a character or numeric field.

172


Suppose we have one database file and it is used by 5 programs and in 3 program we have to add some records in datbase file s what is the impact on other program?

838


during execution, an rpg/400 program automatically follows a sequence of operations for each record that is processed. The built-in program cycle includes the following logical steps.

169


1. What is bound-by-call and bound-by-reference? 2. Where and why is *Nomain used? 3. What are the difficulties faced by programmers when using service programs? 4. Explain the different ways of parsing and compiling XML in iSeries.

4098


thanks mr.Harshad R Suryawaunshi,i'm new to as400 i think you are telling in rpgile i know only rpg400 if possible can you tell in rpg400

1375


What is a record lock error?

740


1.Load an runtime array of length 99 from the pf and you want to handle all the possible errors?

1831


check existence of one record without using chain or read?

167