Retrieve CL Command Attributes with RTVCMDINF

IBM has provided great CL commands to retrieve information about user profiles, objects, members, job information, system values, and more in commands like RTVUSRPRF, RTVOBJD, RTVMBRD, RTVJOBA, and RVSYSVAL. But what about when you want to know about CL command attributes? There is no IBM-supplied command to retrieve command attributes into a program. For this […]

APIs by Example: Do You Need Help?

Getting help exactly where and when you need it certainly increases the value of the help you get. And as a programmer, you can add value to the commands and utilities you write by providing online help, which in turn gives your users a fair chance to both fully exploit and correctly use the outcome […]