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PLT201 - TACL® 201 - Basic Programming
DESCRIPTION
This lab-intensive course will investigate TACL® as a full-feature programming language, introduce the user to IF-THEN-ELSE, CASE, and LOOP constructs, and begin to explore the use of ROUTINEs.

Course Duration: 3 days (on-site)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Operations staff and programmers who need tools to help their day-to-day productivity, or who want to use TACL® to automate tasks, or as a way to prototype new applications. This course is VERY lab-intensive.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • TACL's programming power
  • Programming constructs - IF-THEN-ELSE, CASE, LOOP
  • How to use ROUTINEs
  • How to use #REQUESTER for file I/O

PREREQUISITES

  • PLT101 - TACL101 - Basic Features

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COURSE DETAILS
  • Module 1 – A Short Review:
    • Variables
    • BUILTINS
    • Macros
    • Some new things: FILETOVAR, VARTOFILE
    • #SET vs. #EXTRACT
  • Module 2 – ROUTINES:
    • ROUTINEs and Their Functions
    • Using ROUTINEs with #ARGUMENT
    • Parameter Pointer
    • Using Multiple Alternatives
    • LAB
  • Module 3 - Programming Constructs:
    • IF-THEN-ELSE
    • CASE
    • LOOPS - do-while and do-until
    • Imbedding #ARGUMENT in CASE and LOOP constructs
    • LAB
  • Module 4 – FILE I/O - Using #REQUESTER:
    • Line at a time FILE I/O vs. FILETOVAR
    • Using File I/O with Loops
    • LAB
  • Module 5 - Using STRUCTURES
    • Defining and Referencing TACL Structures
    • Redefining STRUCTURES
    • Using STRUCTURES for Handling 653x Screen Attributes
    • STRUCTURES and Data Movement
    • LAB
 
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