Don

At 01:22 PM 12/3/1997 -0400, you wrote:
>All --
>
>In the "good old days", I was writing VB 3.0 code that did all kinds of
>client/server stuff with the AS/400. I was using the API's and using data
>queues, remote SQL, remote commands ... all that cool stuff.
>
>Now, after a two year hiatus from AS/400 work, I'm back. And I'm
wondering: Can
>I access a data queue via TCP/IP? What does it take?
>
>Likewise, can I launch an AS/400 job?
>
>What about ODBC: can that be run over TCP/IP.
>
>Is there a GOOD book about this stuff?
>
>Peace,

All that stuff is still there. Client Access even has OCX's for this, and
there's also Project Lightning, which puts addins in VB (check out
<http://www.as400.ibm.com/clientaccess>).

There's a good book on ODBC, "Client Access Windows 95 ODBC User's Guide"
and then there's "Client Access for Windows 95/NT API and Technical
Reference".

Install the CA Toolkit, too. Should be examples and docs there.

HTH

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55401-2499
(612) 371-1111 x480


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