It is a powerful reporting language. It is 4GL. The following functionalities most popular in Easytrieve. In my previous post the Easytrieve tutorial really helps you to start now.
- Perform calculations and use conditional expressions.
- Perform simple macro invocation.
- Read and understand diagnostic messages.
It is simple and powerful language. One line of code in Easytrieve is equal to 20 lines of code in COBOL.
You can download PPT on Easytrieve here.
There are two flavours of Easytrieve is available.
One is Easytrieve classic and the other one is Easytrieve plus. The super advantage of Easytrieve is you can use it in Mainframe, UNIX, LINUX and Windows environment. The program flow chart helps you how easytrieve program runs. So that you can understand quickly.
Simple Eaytrieve program
FILE PERSNL FB(150 1800) } LIBRARY DEFINITION NAME 17 8 A PERSNR 9 5 N ABTL 98 3 N SUMME 94 4 P 2 JOB INPUT PERSNL NAME SUM-PERS } ACTIVITY DEFINITION PRINT PAYRPT REPORT PAYRPT LINESIZE 80 TITLE 01 'PERSONALREPORT BEISPIEL1' LINE 01 ABTL NAME PERSNR SUMME