IBM i5/iSeries Primer by Kevin Forsythe
Concepts and Techniques for Programmers, Administrators, and System Operators

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This comprehensive, 35-chapter book is the ultimate resource and a "must-have" for every professional working with the i5/iSeries. It is perfect for novice and intermediate programmers as well as for system administrators and operators. In simple, straightforward style, the authors explain core i5/iSeries concepts and show you step by step how to perform a wide variety of essential functions.

The book includes sections on installation, operations, administration, system architecture, programming, the Internet, and troubleshooting. These sections are organized in free-standing style so you don’t have to read the book from cover to cover or even sequentially; you can reference the chapters that interest you most, skip some, and jump back and forth as needed. It even contains a helpful glossary to act as a fast reference for all the terms you need to know.

Completely updated through i5/OS V5, the fourth edition of this best-selling book contains page after page of information covering RPG IV and Java programming, system values, database and SQL, important system security information, the i5/iSeries as an Internet server, and much more. You’ll learn the essential technical concepts you need to get up to speed on all areas of the i5/iSeries, and your increased understanding of the i5/iSeries will boost your productivity.
Even if you have a previous edition of this book, you'll want to get this new edition with all of the V5 update and brand new topics like:
• iSeries Navigator
• Java
• iSeries Access
• HTTP Server
• Qshell
• Client/Server and TCP/IP
• Client Access

This book is a learning tool and valuable reference you will use for years to come. As one satisfied reader put it, "If you could own only one i5/iSeries book, this would be it."

With IBM i5/iSeries Primer, Fourth Edition you will:
• Learn how to install an i5 server
• Gain a comprehensive knowledge of i5/iSeries operations
• Understand libraries, objects, library lists, and everything you need to know about files
• Be able to configure a system
• Explore programming basics, including how to use utilities, journaling, and commitment control
• Discover what to do in case of trouble, how to request help from IBM, how to report problems, and how to manage PTFs

About Kevin Forsythe

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\Ted Holt is the author of Complete CL, The MC Press Desktop Encyclopedia of Tips, Techniques, and Programming Practices for iSeries and AS/400, and Open Query File Magic. He lives in Corinth, Mississippi. Kevin Forsythe has 20 years of experience on the iSeries and other platforms as programmer, analyst, consultant, and instructor. He lives in Oregon, Ohio. Doug Pence and Ron Hawkins make up the research and development department of CPU Medical Management Systems.
Published May 1, 2006 by Mc Press. 648 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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